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COP 22

Body

Agenda item

Agenda title

Secretariat contact Status Document(s)
COP 2

Organizational matters

 

Open-ended informal consultations on the vulnerability of Africa are being conducted by a senior member of the delegation of Morocco on behalf of the President
COP 2 (a)

Election of the President of the Conference of the Parties at its twenty-second session

 

 

COP 22 elected

H.E. Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar as the President

COP 2 (b)

Adoption of the rules of procedure

 

Ms. Vanessa Matarazzi VMatarazzi@
unfccc.int

The COP decided to continue consultations in the coming year and report back to the COP at its 23rd session on any new developments on this matter 

 

COP 2 (c)

Adoption of the agenda

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Ms. Karen N Smith KSmith@unfccc.int

The agenda can be found pdf-icon here.  The President will undertake consultations on the matter raised by Turkey and report on the outcome of the consultations under agenda item 19 Other Matters
COP 2 (d)

Election of officers other than the President

 

Ms. Nattley Williams NWilliams@unfccc.int 

Mr. Walter Schuldt Espinel, Vice President of the COP, has begun consultations on the nominations for the elections to be held during the Marrakech Conference

 

Groups and constituencies were encouraged to submit all outstanding nominations as soon as possible and at the latest by 8 p.m. on Friday 11 November 2016

COP 2 (e)

Admission of organizations as observers

 

Ms. Megumi Endo MEndo@unfccc.int

 

The organizations listed in document FCCC/CP/2016/3

were admitted as observers

FCCC/CP/2016/3
COP 2 (f)

Organization of work, including for the sessions of the subsidiary bodies

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

 

The following agenda items were referred to SBSTA:  Item 6, Item 7, Sub-Item 8(a), Sub-Item 14(a), and Sub-Item 14(b)

 

The following agenda items were referred to SBI: Item 11, Item 12, Item 13, Item 15, Sub-Item 17(a), and Sub-Item 17(b)

 

The President recalled that the CMP, by its decision 1/CMP.11, invited COP 22 to request the APA to undertake the necessary preparatory work concerning the issue that the Adaptation Fund may serve the Paris Agreement.  In keeping with this request, the President forwarded the matter to the APA to include in its deliberations with a view to forwarding a recommendation to the CMP for its consideration and adoption no later than at its fifteenth session

COP

2

(g)

Dates and venues of future sessions

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Informal consultations are being conducted by Mr. Hamza Tber on behalf of the President

FCCC/CP/2016/L.10

COP

2

(h)

Adoption of the report on credentials

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Mr. Horacio Peluffo HPeluffo@unfccc.int
 

FCCC/CP/2016/9
−FCCC/KP/CMP/2016/7
COP 3

Reports of the subsidiary bodies

 

COP 3 (a)

Report of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

Ms. Wanna Tanunchaiwatana WTanunchaiwatana@
unfccc.int

 

The COP took note of the oral report by the Chair, the draft report on the forty-fifth session of the SBSTA, contained in document FCCC/SBSTA/2016/L.18, and the report of the forty-fourth session of the SBSTA, contained in document FCCC/SBSTA/2016/2.

 

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled “Implementation of the global observing system for climate” contained in document
FCCC/SBSTA/2016/L.26/Add.1

FCCC/SBSTA/2016/L.18

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2016/2

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2016/L.26/Add.1

 

 

COP 3 (b)

Report of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation

Ms. Katia Simeonova KSimeonova@unfccc.int

The COP took note of the oral report of the Chair, the draft report on the forty-fifth session of the SBI, contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/L.25 and the report of the forty-fourth session of the SBI, contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/8 and Add.1

 

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Improving the effectiveness of the Doha work programme on Article 6 of the Convention,” contained in document
FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1

 

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “National Adaptation Plans,”
contained in document
FCCC/SBI/2016/L.32/Add.1

 

The SBI took note of the views of Parties on privileges and immunities for individuals serving on constituted bodies established under the Convention.  The COP decided to conclude its consideration of this issue upon this recommendation of the SBI

 

The SBI, in its conclusions on National Adaptation Plans, recommended that the COP change the submission deadline referred to in decision 4/CP.21, paragraph 12(a), to 4 October 2017.  The COP decided to accept this change

FCCC/SBI/2016/L.25

 

FCCC/SBI/2016/L.32/Add.1

 

FCCC/SBI/2016/8

 

FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1

COP 3 (c)

Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement

Mr. Sergey Kononov SKononov@unfccc.int 

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Rules of procedure of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement,” contained in document
FCCC/APA/2016/L.4/Add.1
FCCC/APA/2016/L.4/Add.1
COP 4

Preparations for the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement

Ms. Nattley Williams NWilliams@unfccc.int

Informal consultations will be convened on this item to be facilitated by Ambassador Aziz Mekouar from Morocco

FCCC/APA/2016/L.4/Add.1

 

FCCC/CP/2016/L.12

COP

5

Consideration of proposals by Parties for amendments to the Convention under Article 15


COP

5

(a)

 

Proposal from the Russian Federation to amend Article 4, paragraph 2(f), of the Convention

Ms. Jane Bulmer JBulmer@unfccc.int
 

The COP decided to include this sub-item in the provisional agenda for the 23rd session of the COP, noting the understanding that it would be held in abeyance for that session

COP

5

(b)

 

Proposal from Papua New Guinea and Mexico to amend Articles 7 and 18 of the Convention

Ms. Jane Bulmer JBulmer@unfccc.int

The COP decided to include this sub-item in the provisional agenda for the 23rd session of the COP, pursuant to rules 10(c) and 16 of the draft rules of procedure being applied

COP 6

Report of the Adaptation Committee

Ms. Annett Moehner AMoehner@unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision, entitled, “Review and report of the Adaptation Committee” contained in document FCCC/SB/2016/L.4

FCCC/SB/2016/L.4

COP 7

Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts

 

Ms. Miwa Kato MKato@unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts,” as contained in document FCCC/SB/2016/L.8

 

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Review of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts,” as contained in document FCCC/SB/2016/L.9

FCCC/SB/2016/L.8

 

FCCC/SB/2016/L.9

COP 8

Development and transfer of technologies

 

COP 8 (a)

Joint annual report of the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network

Ms. Ariesta Ningrum ANingrum@unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Enhancing climate technology development and transfer through the Technology Mechanism,” contained in FCCC/SB/2016/L.5

FCCC/SB/2016/L.5
COP 8 (b)

Linkages between the Technology Mechanism and the Financial Mechanism of the Convention

Mr. Bert Van der Plas BVanderPlas@unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision “Linkages between the Technology Mechanism and the Financial Mechanism of the Convention,” contained in document FCCC/CP/2016/L.6

FCCC/CP/2016/L.6

 

 

COP 9

Second review of the adequacy of Article 4, paragraph 2(a) and (b), of the Convention

 

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Consultations are being conducted by the Presidency

COP 10

Matters relating to finance

 

COP 10 (a)

Long-term climate finance

 

Mr. Alejandro Kilpatrick AKilpatrick@unfccc.int

A contact group was established to be co-chaired by Mr. Georg Borsting from Norway and Mr. Andres Mogro from Ecuador

FCCC/CP/2016/L.11

COP 10 (b)

Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and review of the functions of the Standing Committee on Finance

Mr. Yolando Velasco YVelasco@unfccc.int

Ms. Liza Leclerc LLeclerc@unfccc.int

A contact group was established to be co-chaired by H.E. Ms. Ngedikes Olai Uludong from Palau and Ms. Delphine Eyraud from France

FCCC/SBI/2016/L.40

 

FCCC/CP/2016/L.9/Rev.1

 

 

COP 10 (c)

Report of the Green Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund

Mr. Yolando Velasco YVelasco@unfccc.int 

A contact group was established to be co-chaired by Mr. Richard Muyungi from Tanzania and Mr. Stefan Schwager from Switzerland

FCCC/CP/2016/L.5

COP 10 (d)

Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Global Environment Facility

Mr. Alejandro Kilpatrick AKilpatrick@unfccc.int

A contact group was established to be co-chaired by Mr. Richard Muyungi from Tanzania and Mr. Stefan Schwager from Switzerland

 FCCC/CP/2016/L.7

COP

10

(e)

Sixth review of the Financial Mechanism

Ms. Liza Leclerc LLeclerc@unfccc.int

A contact group was established to be co-chaired by Mr. Georg Borsting from Norway and Mr. Andres Mogro from Ecuador

FCCC/CP/2016/L.4

COP

10

(f)

Initiation of a process to identify the information to be provided by Parties in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement

Mr. Marenglen Gjonaj MGjonaj@unfccc.int

A contact group was established to be co-chaired by Mr. Rafael Soler from Brazil and Ms. Outi Honkatukia from Finland

FCCC/CP/2016/L.2

COP

11

Reporting from and review of Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

Ms. Ruta Bubniene RBubniene@
unfccc.int

Ms. Naziha Degroote NDegroote@
unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Outcome of the first round of the international assessment and review process (2014–2015),” as contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1

FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1

COP

12

 

Reporting from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

 

Ms. Toby Hedger THedger@unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled,
“Work of the Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention” contained in the document FCCC/SBI/2016/L.28/Add.1

 

The COP adopted the draft conclusion entitled,
“Membership of the Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention” contained in the document FCCC/SBI/2016/L.28/Add.2

FCCC/SBI/2016/L.28/Add.1

 

FCCC/SBI/2016/L.28/Add.2

COP

13

 

Capacity-building under the Convention

Ms. Liza Leclerc LLeclerc@unfccc.int

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Paris Committee on Capacity-building” contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1

 

The COP adopted the draft decision entitled, “Third comprehensive review of the implementation of the framework for capacity-building in developing countries under the Convention,” contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/L.38

FCCC/SBI/2016/L.38

 

FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1

COP

14

Implementation of Article 4, paragraphs 8 and 9, of the Convention

COP 14 (a)

Implementation of the Buenos Aires programme of work on adaptation and response measures (decision 1/CP.10)

 

Ms. Kusum Lata KLata@unfccc.int
Ms. Aiping Chen AChen@unfccc.int 

The COP took note of the draft conclusions adopted by the SBSTA, entitled, “Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change”, contained in document FCCC/SBSTA/2016/L.22

 

The SBI considered this sub-item under the Improved Forum and work programme on the impact of the implementation of response measures.  The COP took note that Parties did not have specific conclusions on this matter and agreed to continue its consideration at the next session of the SBI

 FCCC/SBSTA/2016/L.22
COP 14 (b)

Matters relating to the least developed countries

 

Mr. Motsomi Maletjane MMaletjane@unfccc.int The COP took note of the draft conclusions entitled “Matters related to the least developed countries” contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/L.31  FCCC/SBI/2016/L.31
COP 15   Gender and climate change Ms. Fleur Newman FNewman@unfccc.int  The COP adopted the draft decision, entitled
“Gender and Climate Change,”
contained in document FCCC/SBI/2016/L.37
 FCCC/SBI/2016/L.37
COP 16   Other matters referred to the Conference of the Parties by the subsidiary bodies

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Ms. Karen N Smith KSmith@unfccc.int

The COP took note that no other matters were raised under this item  
COP 17   Administrative, financial and institutional matters    

 

 

 

COP 17 (a) Audit report and financial statements for 2015 Ms. Juleka Rajah JRajah@unfccc.int  The COP adopted the draft decision, entitled, “Financial and budgetary matters,” contained in FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1  FCCC/SBI/2016/8/Add.1
COP 17 (b) 

Budget performance for the biennium

2016–2017

Ms. Juleka Rajah JRajah@unfccc.int  The COP adopted the draft decision, entitled, “Administrative, financial and institutional matters” contained in FCCC/SBI/2016/L.41/Add.1  FCCC/SBI/2016/L.41/Add.1

COP

17 (c)  Decision-making in the UNFCCC process Ms. Jane Bulmer JBulmer@unfccc.int The COP decided to include this sub-item in the provisional agenda for the 23rd session of the COP  
COP 17 (d) Review of the process established by decision 14/CP.1 relating to the selection and nomination of the Executive Secretary (at the level of Under-Secretary-General) and the Deputy Executive Secretary (at the level of Assistant Secretary-General) Mr. Andreas Engler AEngler@unfccc.int The COP decided to request the SBI to consider this matter at its forty-sixth session, with a view to forwarding a recommendation to the COP at its twenty-third session  
COP 18   High-level segment      
COP 18 (a) Statements by Parties Mr. Horacio Peluffo HPeluffo@unfccc.int
Ms. Grace Ann Smith GSmith@unfccc.int
   
COP 18 (b)  Statements by observer organizations Ms. Megumi Endo MEndo@unfccc.int     
COP 19   Other matters  

The President stated that he has started undertaking open-ended informal consultations on the issue raised by Turkey under this agenda item

 

Informal consultations on the issues raised by Bolivia and Ecuador on para. 135 of decision 1/CP.21. are being conducted by Mr. Hamza Tber on behalf of the President

pdf-icon Proposal of a draft decision by Turkey (67 kB)

COP 20   Conclusion of the session      
COP 20 (a) Adoption of the report of the Conference of the Parties on its twenty-second session Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Ms. Karen N Smith KSmith@unfccc.int
  FCCC/CP/2016/L.1

COP

CMP

20

16

(b)

(b)

Closure of the session

Ms. June Budhooram JBudhooram@
unfccc.int

Ms. Karen N Smith KSmith@unfccc.int

FCCC/CP/2016/L.8/Rev.1

−FCCC/KP/CMP/2016/L.5/Rev.1

−FCCC/PA/CMA/2016/L.1/Rev.1

 

 

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