15 May 2012 - 24 May 2012
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Seventeenth session of the Ad hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol, May 2012

The AWG-KP 17 was held in conjunction with the thirty-sixth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice.

More information on this meeting can be found by following the links.

Relevant presentations delivered at the session and input by Parties can be found here.

The seventeenth session was suspended on 24 May 2012.

In order to reduce paper usage at the forthcoming May sessions, only those documents prepared specifically for the sessions, as well as the COP 17/CMP 7 post-session reports, will be made available at the Documents Counter. Delegates are kindly requested to visit the UNFCCC website and download any other documents they may need to consult during the sessions and/or bring their own copies.

Status report on consideration of agenda items


Agenda item



Organizational matters



Adoption of the agenda

Agenda adopted


Organization of the work of the session 

Organization of work agreed


Election of officers

Consultation in progress led by Ambassador. Robert Van Lierop - COP Vice President

Secretariat contact: Ms. Nattley Williams


Consideration of further commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol

Contact group on agenda item 3, chaired by
Ms. Madeleine Diouf-Sarr (Senegal), Chair of the AWG-KP
Informal consultations on item 3, conducted by
Mr. Jukka Uosukainen (Finland), Vice-Chair of the AWG-KP

Secretariat contact: Ms. Karen Smith

Spin-off group on agenda item 3, chaired by Ms. Sandea De Wet (South Africa) and Mr. Jürgen Lefevere (EU). Mr. Harald Winkler (South Africa) contributed to co-facilitate the work of the group

Secretariat contact: Ms. Katia Simeonova

Relevant presentations and input by Parties can be found here


Other matters

No other matters were raised


Report on the session

Draft report prepared

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