Since the launch of the Durban Platform the secretariat has facilitated the mobilization of enhanced climate action through the formal UNFCCC process, in particular the through workstream 2 of the ADP and the Technical Examination Process, and through informal routes, in particular in support of the Lima-Paris Action Agenda and the initiative Momentum for Change. The decisions at COP 21 reflect the need to find greater synergies between these processes. This has been further reflected in the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action which will guide and frame this work up to 2020.
The Partnership seeks to ensure that the efforts by the mobilized actors are aligned with the goals established by Parties and that greater connections are established between the efforts of these actors and the efforts of States.
Approach and Resource Requirements
Specifically, the Partnership will:
- Identify the priority actions necessary of all stakeholders to enable transformative climate action;
- Increase the number of stakeholders engaged in the implementation of climate action and disclosure of climate impacts and risks;
- Engage directly with these stakeholders to build the connections and networks that enable and facilitate them to undertake these necessary actions;
- Recognize the status of implementation by these stakeholders;
The resource needs identified by the secretariat in the proposed budget will allow for enhanced coordination across related work programmes, more focused engagement by the Executive Secretary and the High-Level Champions in mobilizing actors and greater promotion of the outcomes achieved.