International Negotiations

UNFCCC Releases Summary on ADP Co-chairs' Special Event in Doha [viewed]

UNFCCC7 February 2013: The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat has released the summary of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) Special Event held in Doha, Qatar, on 1 December 2012, in conjunction with the second part of the first session of the ADP. The event, convened by the ADP Co-chairs Harald Dovland (Norway) and Jayant Moreshver (India), aimed to provide observer organizations with an opportunity to become involved in the ADP's work.

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Event: INC-Forests3 Resumed Session [viewed]

The Third Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe (INC-Forests3) will reconvene to discuss, inter alia, the decision on whether to adopt the Legally Binding Agreement (LBA) as a UN treaty, finance, compliance and the roadmap for negotiations through to the Extraordinary Ministerial Conference of FOREST EUROPE, scheduled for late 2013 in Madrid, Spain, where the results of the LBA negotiations will be presented to ministers.  

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UNFCCC Releases AWG-KP Report from Doha [viewed]

UNFCCC7 February 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) on the first and second parts of its 17th session, held in Bonn, Germany, in May 2012, and in Doha, Qatar, in December 2012.

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UNFCCC Releases ADP Co-Chairs' Summary on 2015 Agreement Roundtable [viewed]

UNFCCC7 February 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a note by the Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP), Jayant Moreshver Mauskar (India) and Harald Dovland (Norway), containing an informal summary of the roundtable on ADP's workstream 1 (on the 2015 agreement), which took place in December 2012, in Doha, Qatar.

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UNFCCC Releases ADP Co-Chairs' Summary on Post-2012 Ambition Roundtable [viewed]

UNFCCC7 February 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a note by the Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP), Jayant Moreshver Mauskar (India) and Harald Dovland (Norway), containing an informal summary of the roundtable on ADP's workstream 2 (on the issues concerning raising level of ambition for the the post-2012 regime), which took place in December 2012, in Doha, Qatar.

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UNFCCC Releases ADP Report from Doha [viewed]

UNFCCC7 February 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the second part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) (FCCC/ADP/2012/3), which was held in December 2012, in Doha, Qatar. The report indicates that during the session, the ADP continued exchanges of views under a roundtable setting and agreed to hold a number of meetings during 2013, with the aim of advancing its substantive discussions on a 2015 agreement and raising ambition in the post-2012 period. 

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Event: Second Session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action [viewed]

The second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) will be held in Bonn, Germany, from 29 April-3 May 2013. The ADP will meet in accordance with the ADP conclusions adopted at the Climate Change Conference held in December 2012, in Doha, Qatar. Workstream 1 discussions are expected to continue addressing the 2015 agreement, including its scope, structure and design, as well as the application of the Climate Change Convention principles. Workstream 2 is expected to address the pre-2020 ambition, which may include discussions on mitigation and adaptation benefits to the impacts of climate change, finance and capacity building to support implementation of the Convention.  

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Event: 71st Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71) [viewed]

The 71st Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71) will convene at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, 13 September 2016. The General Debate will open on Tuesday, 20 September 2016.  

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Event: 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) [viewed]

The 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) will convene at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. The General Debate will open on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.  

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Event: 14th Meeting of the BASIC Group [viewed]

The 14th meeting of the BASIC Group -- Brazil, South Africa, India and China -- will meet in Chennai, India, from 15-16 February, to discuss climate change related issues, including how to take forward the decisions taken at the Doha Climate Change Conference. The group meets four times a year, once in each of the BASIC countries by rotation. The BASIC Group also invites representatives of other countries from the Group of 77/China.  

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