Parties shall take into full consideration, in the implementation of the commitments of the Convention, the specific needs and concerns of developing
country Parties arising from the impact of the implementation of response measures. When addressing climate
change concerns, the Kyoto Protocol
commits Parties to strive to minimize adverse economic, social and environmental impacts on other Parties,
especially developing country Parties, and in particular those identified in Articles 4.8 and 4.9 of the
Convention, taking into account Article 3 of the Convention. Article 4.8 of the Convention and Articles 2.3
and 3.14 of the Kyoto Protocol provide a basis for addressing the impact of the implementation of response
measures. Response measures are further being addressed in the context of the Bali Roadmap process, the
Cancun Agreements and the Durban Outcome.
The Paris Agreement states, Parties shall take into consideration in the implementation of this Agreement the
concern of Parties with economies most affected by the impacts of response measures, particularly developing
country Parties. The Agreement further institutionalized the discussion on this issue.
The reflection note (155 kB) relating to the modalities, work programme and
functions under the Paris Agreement of the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures,
prepared with a view to facilitating Parties' further discussions at SB46.
The first ad hoc technical
expert group will conduct its meetings during SB46.
Paper on just transition of the workforce, and the creation of decent work and quality jobs,
is now published.
sharing views and experiences on "Economic diversification and transformation" and "Just
transition of the workforce and creation of decent work and quality jobs" in context of sustainable
compilation on minimization of adverse impacts reported by Annex I Parties in their National
Summary of SB45 and outlook to SB46