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The Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2-12)
officially opened on Sunday, 29 November 2015

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The 12th part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2-12) convened a day early. In the evening of Sunday, 29 November, the opening session of the ADP took place in order to allow technical negotiations to commence promptly on Monday, 30 November. The opening plenary agreed to the establishment of an open-ended contact group, to review the status of work, and spin-off groups for time-bound and specific negotiations of the sections of the negotiating text.

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ADP Opening Plenary

L-R: UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres; Incoming COP 21/CMP 11 President Laurent Fabius, Foreign Minister, France; Marcela Main Sancha, ADP Secretary; ADP Co-Chairs Ahmed Djoghlaf, Algeria, and Daniel Reifsnyder, US; COP 20/CMP 10 President Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Minister of Environment, Peru; Halldór Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Director for Strategy; and Yang Liu, ADP Rapporteur

ADP Co-Chair Ahmed Djoghlaf, Algeria

ADP Co-Chair Daniel Reifsnyder, US

Incoming COP 21/CMP 11 President Laurent Fabius,
Foreign Minister, France

COP 20/CMP 10 President Manuel Pulgar-Vidal,
Minister of Environment, Peru

Ian Fry, Tuvalu

Claudia Salerno, Venezuela

Delegates during the ADP opening plenary

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