Saturday, 8 December, 8 a.m.
At the informal COP/CMP plenary the COP/CMP President made available the following
Outcome of the work of
the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol
Implications of the
implementation of decisions 2/CMP.7 to 5/CMP.7 on the previous decisions on methodological issues related to
the Kyoto Protocol, including those relating to Articles 5, 7 and 8 of the Kyoto Protocol
Outcome of the work of
the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention
Advancing the Durban
Approaches to address
loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries that are particularly
vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change to enhance adaptive capacity
Work programme on
Report of the Standing
Report of the Green
Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund
the Conference of the Parties and the Green Climate Fund
Please see here for
the remarks made by the COP/CMP President at the informal COP/CMP stocktaking plenary held at 7.30 a..m.
Saturday, 8 December, 4 a.m.
An informal plenary to present outcomes and next steps towards closure will be held in Plenary 1,
Saturday, 8 December, at 7.30 a.m.
Friday, 7 December, 8.30 p.m.
Next steps as outlined by the President at the informal COP/CMP stocktaking plenary at 6:30 p.m.:
LCA ministerial outreach
H.E. Mr. Vivian Balakrishnan of Singapore and H.E. Mr. Peter
Altmaier of Germany will assist with ministerial outreach on issues which require immediate attention before
the outcome of the AWG-LCA is presented to the COP for adoption, in consultation with the AWG-LCA Chair and
the COP/CMP President.
COP and CMP meetings to be convened as soon as ADP closes, to adopt
draft conclusion and decision texts already agreed to, so that the work under the COP and the CMP can be
advanced, while the Ministerial outreach process intensifies.
Ambition and balance
The COP/CPM President invited Parties, while they work inside each
of the work streams, to also consider the progress being made toward ambition and balance across the streams,
and to come to the next Ministerial stocktaking plenary this evening ready to give a sense of the ambition
and balance across the streams.
Next informal COP/CMP stocktaking plenary
The consulting Ministers were asked to
complete their work and report to the next Ministerial stocktaking plenary at 11 p.m.
here for the opening and closing remarks made by the COP/CMP President at the informal COP/CMP
stocktaking plenary held at 6 p.m.
Friday, 7 December, 6 p.m.
Further to his statement at the 1 pm informal stocktaking plenary, the COP/CMP President has now identified
two Ministers who will assist him in consulting on a how to address a limited set of critical concerns
requiring attention before the outcome of the AWG-LCA will be presented to the COP for adoption.
The two Ministers, who have been approached and accepted, are His Excellency Mr. Vivian Balakrishnan of
Singapore and His Excellency Mr. Peter Altmaier of Germany.
The precise scope of their work will be determined by the President in consultation with the Chair of the
Friday, 7 December 4 p.m.
Next steps as outlined by the President at the informal COP/CMP stocktaking plenary at 1 p.m.:
Closure of the AWG‐LCA, which will forward the results of its work to the
COP. The COP/CMP President will thereafter decide on how to take the pending work forward with Ministers and
announce it to all Parties.
AWG-KP, Finance, and Loss and Damage
Consulting ministers will intensify their work and
report their results to the COP/CMP President as soon as possible.
The President called on all Ministers to bring their political weight into the
consultations under the ADP Co‐Chairs and enable ADP to conclude its work
Next informal COP/CMP stocktaking plenary
Informal stocktaking plenary today at 6 pm to
see again the whole package.
Ministerial consultations on Issues relating to reporting guidelines and issues relating to the composition
of the advisory board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network have been concluded successfully.
here for the opening and closing remarks made by the COP/CMP President at the informal
COP/CMP stocktaking plenary held at 1 p.m.
Friday, 7 December, 10 a.m.
This morning at 9 a.m. the Chairs of the AWG-LCA and ADP and ministers undertaking outreach reported the
outcomes of their consultations to the COP/CMP President. Noting that further consultations are necessary,
the COP/CMP President asked the Chairs and ministers to continue their work and report back at the COP/CMP
informal stock-taking plenary at 1 p.m. today. He urged them to make every effort to conclude on outstanding
issues and, where necessary, to finalize draft texts for consideration by all Parties.
Friday, 7 December, 8 a.m.
The following draft text is now available on the PaperSmart portal:
Outcome of the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention
Friday, 7 December, 6 a.m.
Following the mandate from the COP President, H.E. Ms. Mariyam Shakeela (Maldives) and H.E. Mr. Bruno Oberle
(Switzerland) have prepared a draft decision
text on key finance issues based on the inputs received during the ministerial consultations.
Thursday, 6 December, 10 p.m.
At the COP/CMP informal stocktaking plenary earlier this evening the President asked the AWG-LCA and ADP
Chairs, as well as the ministers conducting consultations at his request, to complete their work by 8 am on
Friday and report to him. The President intends to hold an informal plenary early afternoon to present all of
the pieces from the different streams of work and provide an overall picture of the whole in an informal
setting . Texts resulting from ministerial consultations, eg. related to the Kyoto Protocol, finance, Loss
and Damage and others are expected to become available overnight. The document containing the draft
conclusions by the Chair on the outcome of the work of the AWG-LCA is expected to be available around 8 a.m.
on the PaperSmart portal
Thursday, 6 December, 8 p.m.
The ADP Co-Chairs have prepared a revised version
of their proposal for a draft decision of the COP at its 18th session and for draft conclusions of the
ADP for the resumed first session (6 December). The Co-Chairs will hold informal consultations on this
proposal Friday morning and will convene the ADP plenary, following the AWG-LCA plenary, to consider the
conclusions and forward the draft decision to the COP for adoption.
Thursday, 6 December 1 p.m.
An open-ended consultation on finance at Ministers/Heads of Delegation level is convened at 3 pm today in
meeting room 8.1 by H.E. Ms. Mariyam Shakeela (Maldives) and H.E. Mr. Bruno Oberle (Switzerland), to exchange
views on a possible outcome on finance. The conveners have been requested by the COP/CMP President to assist
him with key finance issues that cut across the COP and AWG-LCA.
Thursday, 6 December, 10 a.m.
The AWG-KP in its closing plenary today has agreed to forward the Proposal by the Chair to facilitate
negotiations to the CMP for its consideration, as amended in the closing plenary and issued as."Outcome
of the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol.
Revised draft conclusions proposed by the Chair", contained in document FCCC/KP/AWG/2012/L.3/Rev.1.
Under the authority of the President, Ministers Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado (Brazil) and Bard Vegar
Solhjell (Norway) are consulting Parties, aiming to identify solutions for the outstanding issues forwarded
to the CMP by AWG-KP at its closure.