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Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage


In order to guide the implementation of functions of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage, Parties established an Executive Committee at COP 19 (November 2013).  The Executive Committee will function under the guidance of, and be accountable to, the COP, and report annually to the COP through the SBI and SBSTA.

The composition of and procedures for the Executive Committee will be decided at COP 20 (December 2014). For the information related to the interim membership of the Executive Committee, please click here.

In accordance with the mandate, the Executive Secretary, in consultation with the President of the Conference of the Parties, convened the initial meeting of the Executive Committee, which took place from 25 to 28 March 2014 in Bonn, Germany.

The interim members of the Executive Committee held an information event during SB40 in Bonn, Germany, to share information on the process to fulfil its mandate, and to call for inputs for the Excom's draft workplan.  For the inputs received in response, please click here.

NOTE: The resumed initial meeting scheduled to take place on 31 July and 1 August has been postponed to a later date, exact dates to be confirmed.

For further information on the Loss and Damage workstream, please click here.