The fortieth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 40) and the Subsidiary Body
for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 40), as well as the June session of the Ad Hoc
Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) will be held from 4-15 June
2014 in Bonn, Germany. Two high-level ministerial events will take place
on 5 and 6 June.
Overview schedule (258
(updated 17 April 2014)
More information available soon.
One rest day allocated during June meeting
Following the recommendation made by the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) that future sessions be
scheduled from mid-week to mid-week, where possible, in order to reduce the amount of travel time required
(FCCC/SBI/2009/8, paragraph 115), the secretariat has made arrangements for having the fortieth sessions of
the Subsidiary Bodies (SB 40) and the fifth part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the
Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2.5) from Wednesday, 4 June to Sunday, 15 June 2014, in accordance
with decision 1, CP 17, paragraph 8.
In order to safeguard the health and well-being of participants, and in accordance with practice at past
sessions, Monday, 9 June, has been set aside as a "meeting-free day". The conference venue and
registration will be closed on that day, which is also a public holiday in Bonn (Pentecost).
High-level ministerial engagement at the June sessions
The COP 19/CMP 9 President, H. E. Mr. Marcin Korolec and the President designate of COP 20 / CMP 10,
H. E. Mr. Manuel Pulgar Vidal, will co-chair two in-session high-level ministerial events in
conjunction with the sessions of the Subsidiary bodies and the ADP in Bonn, Germany.
Both high-level events will be open to all Parties and observer States. Interpretation in the
official languages of the United Nations will be provided. A separate letter of invitation has been
sent to ministers . The provisional programme and additional information on the ministerial events will
be available in due course.
- The high-level ministerial roundtable under the Kyoto Protocol will be held on 5 June and focus
on progress made towards achieving the quantified emission limitation and reduction commitments for
the second commitment period and how to increase the ambitions of these commitments.
- The high-level ministerial dialogue on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action will be held on 6
June and focus on aggregate level of ambition in the context of the 2015 agreement and the nationally