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42nd Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-42)

5-8 October 2015 | Dubrovnik, Croatia


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Newly elected IPCC Vice-Chairs Ko Barrett, US; Youba Sokona, Mali; and Thelma Krug, Brazil

On Wednesday, 7 October, the 42nd Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-42) continued in Dubrovnik, Croatia. In the morning, the Panel elected Youba Sokona (Mali), Thelma Krug (Brazil) and Ko Barrett (US) as IPCC Vice-Chairs by paper ballot. In the afternoon, the Panel agreed to use the electronic voting system for further voting and commenced with voting for the Working Group and Task Force Bureau Co-Chairs.

Valérie Masson-Delmotte (France) and Panmao Zhai (China) were elected Co-Chairs of Working Group I. Hans-Otto Pörtner (Germany) and Debra Roberts (South Africa) were elected Co-Chairs of Working Group II. Jim Skea (United Kingdom) and P.R. Shukla (India) were elected Co-Chairs of Working Group III. Eduardo Calvo Buendía (Peru) and Kiyoto Tanabe (Japan) were elected Co-Chairs of the Task Force Bureau.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, provided daily web coverage and a summary and analysis report from the 42nd Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-42), which took place from 5 to 8 October 2015 from Dubrovnik, Croatia. Our summary and analysis report is available in HTML and PDF.



Newly Elected Working Group and Task Force Bureau Co-Chairs


Incoming Co-Chairs for Working Group I: Panmao Zhai, China
and Valérie Masson-Delmotte, France

Incoming Co-Chairs for Working Group II: Debra Roberts,
South Africa, and Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany


Incoming Co-Chair for Working Group III Jim Skea, UK (P.R. Shukla, India, not present)

Incoming Co-Chairs for the Task Force Bureau: Kiyoto Tanabe, Japan, and Eduardo Calvo Buendía, Peru


Newly elected IPCC Bureau members to date (L-R): Jim Skea, UK; Kiyoto Tanabe, Japan; Eduardo Calvo Buendía, Peru;
Thelma Krug, Brazil; Youba Sokona, Mali; Ko Barrett, US; Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany;
Debra Roberts, South Africa; Panmao Zhai, China; and Valérie Masson-Delmotte, France


Between Sessions


Newly elected IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee (center) stands with his delegation from the Republic of Korea


Everton Lucero, Brazil (center), speaks with incoming IPCC Vice-Chairs Ko Barrett, US (left) and Thelma Krug, Brazil (right)

Delegates meet informally before voting begins


Vicente Barros, Working Group II Co-Chair, speaks with incoming Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts, South Africa, and Carolina Vera, Argentina

Jonathan Pershing, US, speaks with a delegate


Delegates from Region III (South America)


Rob Sturgiss, Australia, speaks with a delegate

Ismail El Gizouli, Acting IPCC Chair, speaks with Andreas Fischlin and José Romero, Switzerland


Delegates from Region VI (Europe)


Voting tellers Leo Meyer, the Netherlands, and Elisabeth Holland,
Federated State of Micronesia, prepare for the start of elections

Karen Dodds and Gregory Flato, Canada


Aoubai Khazndar and Mahmoud Al-Marwani, Qatar

Cheikh Mbow, Senegal (center), speaks with Thomas Stocker, Switzerland (left), and Noureddine Yassaa, Algeria (right)




Around the Venue


Entrance to the Valamar Lacroma Hotel



Around the hotel grounds


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