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Dedicated meeting on ways and means to advance the
technical examination process in 2015
 
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10 February 2015
10:00 a.m. to 01: 00 p.m. and 03:00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Geneva, Switzerland

A consultation on the technical examination process in 2015 took place on 10 February 2015 during the meeting of the ADP (ADP 2-8).

pdf-icon Programme (442 kB) (as of 9 February 2015)

By decision 1/CP.20 in Lima, the COP decided to continue the technical examination of opportunities with high mitigation potential and requested the secretariat to undertake specific activities in the period 2015-2020 to implement this decision. To this end, a dedicated meeting was called to reflect on the results of the technical examination process achieved in 2014, and to gather concrete ideas and suggestions for the process in 2015.  The meeting participants discussed and shared their views on the ways to implement the Lima Call for Climate Action with regard to the technical examination process in 2015 in light of the global political momentum for action and the need for enhanced climate action in the run up to Paris. Participants were invited to express their views on how the technical examination process could contribute to enhancing mitigation ambition and implementation of high-impact climate action in developed and developing countries, how this process could be strengthened in 2015, and what should be done to ensure dissemination of information and engagement of non-State actors. 

In accordance with the same decision, the UNFCCC institutions and other international organisations were invited to update participants on actions taken in relation to the technical examination and inform about their relevant planned activities in 2015. Following the interventions by these institutions and organisations, participants discussed the opportunities and ways for them to contribute more effectively to the technical examination process in 2015 and beyond, including opportunities to further enhance collaboration and synergies, and proposals for supporting accelerated implementation of policy options and enhanced mitigation action.

 pdf-icon Summary by the facilitator Mr. Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu (135 kB)

Presentations 
Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
pdf-icon Overview of the results achieved under the technical examination process in 2014 (1083 kB)
Ms. Katia Simeonova, Manager, Mitigation, Data and Analysis, UNFCCC secretariat
pdf-icon Enhanced Mitigation Action on Non-CO2 Gases - Contribution from Implementing Agencies to the Montreal Protocol (351 kB) - Mr. Stephan Sicars, Director, Environment Branch
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) 

 

Statements from the podium 
Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  
pdf-icon Statement of Peru (317 kB)  
pdf-icon Input by ICLEI (363 kB)
pdf-icon Statement of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (85 kB)
pdf-icon Statement of the World Bank (196 kB)  
pdf-icon World Business Council for Sustainable Development contribution to the Cities action area under the Technical Examination Process at ADP 2.8 (205 kB)   - Ms. Helen Baker, Manager, Global Policy Affairs, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

 

 

Statements and interventions from the floor
Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
pdf-icon Intervention by Brazil (97 kB)  
pdf-icon Intervention by India (99 kB)  
pdf-icon Intervention by New Zealand (122 kB)  
pdf-icon Intervention by Saudi Arabia (31 kB)
pdf-icon Intervention by South Africa (492 kB)  
pdf-icon Intervention by Switzerland (102 kB)  
pdf-icon Intervention by the Republic of Maldives on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) (338 kB)  
pdf-icon Further Comments (229 kB) by the Republic of Maldives on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) 
pdf-icon Intervention by G77/CHINA (325 kB)
Submission by the International Labour Organization to the ADP – pdf-icon More and better jobs and a just transition for all through ambitious climate action (366 kB)  
 

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