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Parties have ratified, of 197 Parties to the Convention

On 4 November 2016, the Paris Agreement entered into force.
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Work programme under the Paris Agreement

An online platform, put in place pursuant to decision 1/CP.23, paragraph 3, can be accessed through the link below.
- Overview of the work under the Paris Agreement

The progress tracker for the work programme resulting from the relevant requests contained in decision 1/CP.21 can be found below (version 19 January 2018):
- pdf-icon Progress Tracker

Decisions adopted by COP 23 and CMP 13 and CMA 1-2

COP 23 CMP 13 CMA 1-2
pdf-icon Fiji Momentum for Implementation (353 kB) pdf-icon Report of the Adaptation Fund Board (122 kB)
pdf-icon Local communities and indigenous peoples platform (119 kB) pdf-icon Third review of the Adaptation Fund (91 kB)
pdf-icon Establishment of a gender action plan (140 kB) pdf-icon Guidance relating to the clean development mechanism (104 kB)
pdf-icon Koronivia joint work on agriculture (84 kB) pdf-icon Fourth review of the implementation of the framework for capacity-building in countries with economies in transition under the Kyoto Protocol (113 kB)
pdf-icon Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts (95 kB) pdf-icon Administrative, financial and institutional matters (144 kB)
pdf-icon Long-term climate finance (112 kB) pdf-icon Programme budget for the biennium 2018-2019 (237 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (115 kB) pdf-icon Budget for the international transaction log and a methodology for the collection of fees for the biennium 2018-2019 (209 kB)
pdf-icon Review of the functions of the Standing Committee on Finance (25 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Green Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund (97 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Global Environment Facility (118 kB)
pdf-icon Sixth Review of the Financial Mechanism (100 kB)
pdf-icon Process to identify the information to be provided by Parties in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement (78 kB)
pdf-icon Assessment of the technical examination processes on mitigation and adaptation (112 kB)
pdf-icon Review of the effective implementation of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (91 kB)
pdf-icon Enhancing climate technology development and transfer through the Technology Mechanism (93 kB)
pdf-icon Annual technical progress report of the Paris Committee on Capacity-building for 2017 (81 kB)
pdf-icon Fourth review of the implementation of the framework for capacity-building in countries with economies in transition (111 kB)
pdf-icon Scope of the next periodic review of the long-term global goal under the Convention and of overall progress towards achieving it (92 kB)
pdf-icon Training programme for review experts for technical review of biennial reports and national communications of Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (95 kB)
pdf-icon Administrative, financial and institutional matters (124 kB)
pdf-icon Programme budget for the biennium 2018-2019 (372 kB)
pdf-icon Dates and venues of future sessions (130 kB)

Resolution adopted by COP 23, CMP 13 and CMA 1-2
pdf-icon Expression of gratitude to the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the people of the city of Bonn (10 kB)

From the Podium
Cop 23 closing plenary COP 23 successfully concluded 
COP 23 successfully concluded on 18 November under the leadership of Fiji. H.E. Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji and President of COP 23, delivered a closing statement highlighting the achievements and thanking all participants for their hard work and support.
 pdf-icon Statement (84 kB)

COP23 opening Opening of COP 23
6 November 2017
H.E. Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP 22/CMP12/CMA 1.1 opened the Bonn Climate Change Conference and delivered a 
pdf-icon statement (139 kB) .

H.E. Mr. Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji, assumed the responsibility of leading the Parties to a pathway towards implementation of the Paris Agreement and to prepare the way for more ambitious climate action before 2020 as the President of COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1.2.
 pdf-icon Statement (160 kB)

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News of the Convention and Protocol Bodies
Implementation Updates

New acceptances of Doha Amendment
Austria, EU, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Denmark  deposited their instrument of acceptance of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on 21 December 2017. The amendment is expected to enter into force after three quarters of the Parties to the Protocol submit their instruments of acceptance to the Depositary. The United Nations is encouraging governments to speed up their ratification of the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, the international emissions reduction treaty. To date, 108 Parties have accepted the extension and 144 are required to bring it into force.

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30 Oct - 3 Nov 2017
Meeting information and documents for the 97th meeting of the CDM-EB are available online.

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Previous Implementation Updates

Latest Resources
GuideThumb.png Guide for Presiding Officers
Updated version: This guide is prepared by the United Nations Climate Change secretariat and is designed to serve as a source of information and guidance for presiding officers on the conduct of negotiations in the climate change process.
pdf-icon Download guide (453 kB)
NDC_report.png Report: Catalysing the Implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions
This report, a joint effort of the United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General, and the Secretariat of the UNFCCC, focuses on the linkages of nationally determined contributions (NDCs), and sustainable development goals (SDGs). It highlights how developing countries can benefit significantly from southern solutions that can address both climate change and multiple development challenges through South-South Cooperation.
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Sites and platforms
Climate Change Conference

The 2018-2019 UNFCCC budget is inspired by the vision and objectives of the historic Paris Agreement. It is designed to respond to the needs of all governments and help Parties achieve their ambitious objectives in the wake of the Agreement's rapid entry into force.

Latest Documents
Honduras. Report of the technical assessment of the proposed forest reference emission level of Honduras submitted in 2017.
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Technical analysis of the second biennial update report of Singapore submitted on 16 December 2016. Summary report by the team of technical experts.
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Belarus. Summary report on the multilateral assessment of Belarus at the forty-seventh session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation. Note by the secretariat.
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