Poznan News Updates

Publisher: TWN (ISBN: 978-983-2729-68-6)

Year: 2009        No. of pages: 72

About the Book

This is a collection of 25 News Updates prepared by the Third World Network for and during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting in Poznan, Poland from 1 to 12 December 2008.


Update No.                      Title of Paper               

1        Key issues dominating the Poznan talks    

2       "Shared vision" debate dominates Poznan's opening plenary            

3       Parties debate "shared vision" in UNFCCC workshop            

4       Developing countries disappointed over LDC fund   

5       Further discussions on "shared vision" in AWG-LCA workshop        

6       Continuing differences in technology and financial mechanism discussions     

7       Developing countries reject proposals for differentiation       

8       Need for new thinking to deliver on technology and finance, says LCA Chair            

9       Parties reiterate views at Shared Vision contact group     

10      Mitigation group discusses how to measure, report and verify efforts            

11      Divergence over IPR Issue in technology transfer            

12      Indigenous Peoples outraged at removal of rights in REDD outcome          

13      AWG-LCA decides to consider negotiating text in June 2009         

14      Mitigation contact group discusses "MRV"

15      Money for finance bailouts can be used for climate, Ministers told  

16      Divergent views on who is responsible for climate financing           

17      Diverse views on Adaptation, no clear path forward            

18      Lack of progress in AWG-KP on new Annex I commitments        

19      No substantive conclusions on Response Measures and Spillover Effects    

20      G77 & China warns of failure if no radical change in approach       

21      "Mini-Ministerial" meeting does not agree to draft "Poznan Partnership" COP decision                     

22      Developing countries call for a more “equity-oriented” shared vision to implement Climate    Convention

23      Blow to EU climate policy as big concessions made to industry      

24      Poznan meetings end after intense "mini-Ministerial" talks  

25      Frustration as parties fail to agree on expanding sources of Adaptation Fund                       



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