Bonn Climate News Updates (June 2011)                 

Publisher: TWN

ISBN: 978-967-5412-56-1

Year: 2011   No. of pages: 104

21 cm  x  29 cm

About the Book

This is a collection of 29 News Updates prepared by the Third World Network for and during the recent United Nations Climate Change Talks – the 34th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), the second part of the 14th session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC AWG-LCA 14), and the second part of the 16th session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP 16) – in Bonn, Germany from 6 to 17 June 2011.


1.             Climate Fund’s Design Committee Wrestles with Process Problems at First Meeting

2.      Technology Mechanism: Need for Country-driven Approach                                                    

3.      Concerns on Process to Design Climate Fund Raised by Developing Countries                       

4.      Climate Fund Workshop Discusses Issues on Fund Governance                                             

5.      Transition Committee Workshop Discusses Climate Fund Design                                           

6.      Wrangling over Agenda Delays Opening of SBI by over a Day                                              

7.      Developing Countries Form Solid Front to Advance Kyoto Protocol                                        

8.      SBI and SBSTA Agendas Still Not Adopted                                                                         

9.      G77 and China Cautions against Transfer of Issues to Subsidiary Bodies                                 

10.     SBSTA Session Remains Suspended                                                                                    

11.     Proposals Forwarded at Workshop on Enhancing Engagement of Observers                           

12.     SBSTA Agenda Adopted                                                                                                     

13.     Developed Countries Condition Future of the Kyoto Protocol                                                 

14.     Subsidiary Body on Implementation Commences Work                                                          

15.     EU Disappointed over Countries Not Committing to Kyoto Protocol                                       

16.     Developing Countries Explain Mitigation Actions                                                                   

17.     Wish-list for Durban Climate Conference                                                                              

18.     Lively Exchange over Need for Additional Fall Meeting                                                         

19.     Divergent Views on Financing Forest Activities                                                                     

20.     Developed Countries Insist on Post-Kyoto Protocol Market Mechanisms


21.     Special Event on Response Measures Warns against Trade Protectionism and “Unjust Transition”   

22.     Strong Disagreements over Way Forward on Legal Options Group                                         

23.     Deep Differences over Establishing a Forum on Impact of Response Measures                      

24.     Parties in the AWG-LCA Insist on Meeting in the Fall                                                           

25.     Working Groups to have Additional Session before Durban, Parties Outline Expectations         

26.     Scientific Body Adopts Conclusions at Closing Plenary                                                          

27.     Kyoto Protocol’s Future Hangs in the Balance                                                                      

28.     India Proposal on Neglected Issues for Durban Discussions Raises Controversy                     

29.     Subsidiary Body for Implementation Adopts Conclusions                                                        


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