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Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference 2017

6-19 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany

Highlights for Friday, 17 November 2017

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Frank Bainimarama, COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2 President, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, and Marcela Main Sancha, Secretary to the COP/CMP, consult in the final hours of negotiations

The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Thursday. In the morning, the closing plenaries of Conference of the Parties (COP) and Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) began, and then suspended to allow more time for consultations. Throughout the afternoon, delegates met in bilateral, group, and heads of delegation consultations to discuss the Talanoa Dialogue, Adaptation Fund, and a proposal regarding modalities for Paris Agreement Article 9.5 (ex ante finance transparency), among other issues. These consultations were continuing at 7:30 pm.

** 1:00 am - The APA has yet to reconvene. Consultations continue.

** 1:05 am - The CMP resumes its closing plenary.

** 1:14 am - CMP adjourned. COP opened.

** 1:39 am - COP adjourned.

** 2:10 am - The APA plenary resumes.

** 2:37 am - The APA suspends its session. The COP will resume shortly.

** 4:32 am - The CMP resumes.

** 4:36 am - The CMP adjourned. COP opened.

** 5:08 am - The COP adjourned. CMA opened.

** 5:11 am - CMA adjourns. A joint COP/CMP/CMA plenary opens to hear closing statements.

** 6:56 am - COP 23 gaveled to a close.

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A member of civil society calls for an end to fossil fuels


APA Closing Plenary


View of the dais during the APA closing plenary


APA Co-Chairs Jo Tyndall, New Zealand, and Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia

Gebru Jember, Ethiopia, speaking on behalf of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)


Walter Schuldt Espinel, Ecuador, speaking on behalf of the G-77/China

Meelis Münt, EU

Franz Perrez, Switzerland, speaking on behalf of the Environmental Integrity Group (EIG)


Isabel Di Carlo Quero, Venezuela, speaking on behalf of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA)

Mohamed Nasr, Egypt

Patrick Suckling, Australia, on behalf of the Umbrella Group



Resumed COP and CMP Closing Plenary


View of the dais during the closing plenary


Frank Bainimarama, COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2 President

Mehmet Emin Birpınar, Turkey


Jochen Flasbarth, Germany

Jan Szyszko, Minister of Environment, Poland, and incoming COP 24/ CMP 14/ CMA1-3

Julia Wolf, Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN (FAO)



Delegates huddle in the early hours of the morning



Observers watch delegates huddle from the gallery


Informal Consultations throughout the Day


Members of developed countries huddle to discuss Paris Agreement Article 9.5 and other remaining matters


Members of the G-77/China huddle to discuss issues related to the Adaptation Fund


Delegates huddle to discuss new draft text



Delegates gather for informal negotiations as the room is filled to capacity


COP/CMP Closing Plenaries - Part 1


View of the dais during the joint closing plenaries


Frank Bainimarama, COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2 President

Nazhat Shameem Khan, COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2 Presidency

Marcela Main Sancha, Secretary to the COP/CMP


SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland, and SBSTA Chair Carlos Fuller, Belize

APA Co-Chairs Jo Tyndall, New Zealand, and Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia


Delegates during the plenary


Civil Society Actions


In a demonstration outside the venue, members of civil society call on governments to transform energy systems, keep global temperatures below 1.5C, and ensure climate justice for affected people





The Eiffel Tower wanders through the venue to remind delegates of the Paris goals




Around the Venue


German police outside the venue


APA Co-Chairs Jo Tyndall, New Zealand, and Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia, speak with Walter Schuldt Espinel, Ecuador

Laurence Pollier and Vanessa Matarazzi, UNFCCC Secretariat; SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland; and Katia Simonova, UNFCCC Secretariat


Kuni Shimada, Japan

Halldór Thorgeirsson, Director for Strategy, UNFCCC Secretariat, speaks with Inia Seruiratu, Minister of Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, and National Disaster Management, and High-Level Climate Champion, Fiji


UN Security around the venue


Delegates from the Comoros

Delegates from Egypt


Delegates from Austria

Delegates from Suriname


Bernarditas Muller, the Philippines

Delegates from the Emirates Diplomatic Academy, UAE




The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) team covering COP 23: Kiara Worth, South Africa; Mari Luomi, Finland/UAE; Dina Hestad, Norway/UK; Annelies van Gaalen, South Africa; Jen Allan; Canada; Katie Browne, US; and Aaron Cosbey, Canada






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