Katowice News Updates and Climate Briefings

(December 2018)

Publisher: TWN
ISBN: 978-967-0747-29-3
Year: 2019   No. of pages: 68
21 cm x 29 cm

About the Book

This is a compilation of 15 News Updates, an overview and a briefing paper prepared by the Third World Network for and during the recent United Nations Climate Change Talks – the twenty-fourth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24), the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 14), the third part of the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1-3), the forty-ninth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 49) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 49), as well as the seventh part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-7) – in Katowice, Poland from 2 to 15 December 2018.



Overview: UN Climate Change Conference Ushers in ‘Katowice Climate Package’

Katowice News Updates                                                                    

1.     Key Challenges at COP 24                                                                                                           

2.     No Issue Should be Left Behind in Package of Decisions – Say Developing Countries 

3.     Resounding Call to Speed up Implementation of Paris Agreement Obligations                              

4.     Side-event Stresses Importance of Equity and Finance for More Climate Ambition                    

5.     Pressure Intensifies to Complete Paris Agreement Implementation Rules                                    

6.     Stocktake on Implementation and Ambition of pre-2020 Actions Begins

7.     APA Co-Chairs to Prepare Negotiating Texts on Paris Work Programme

8.     COP 24 President Outlines Mode of Work for Final Week of Climate Talks

9.     COP 24 Presidency to Produce New Texts on Paris Agreement Guidelines

10.   Clean Texts on Paris Agreement Guidelines Expected

11.   Pre-2020 Ambition Gap Must Not be Shifted to Developing Countries

12.   Clarity and Predictability of Climate Finance Needed for National Planning in Developing Countries   

13.   Decisions for Implementation of Paris Agreement Adopted

14.   The Key Decisions on the Paris Agreement Implementation Rules

15.   Important Finance Decisions Adopted at Climate Talks

Climate Briefing

Loss and damage at COP24 and beyond

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