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Sixth Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
The Hague, The Netherlands; 13 - 24 November 2000

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Meeting ends without agreement – formal Plenary decides to suspend COP-6, reconvene in 2001

The formal Plenary session of the meeting in The Hague has concluded with a decision by Parties to suspend COP-6 and reconvene in 2001. 

Having been unable to reach agreement on some of the key outstanding issues, Parties concluded their formal meeting shortly after 6:00 pm by adopting adecision to reconvene for COP-6 Part II in 2001. The decision requests COP-6 President Pronk to seek advice on the desirability of resuming in May/June 2001 with the aim of completing work on negotiating texts and adopting a comprehensive and balanced package of decisions on all issues under the Buenos Aires Plan of Action. It also requests President Pronk to make proposals for the further development and consideration of texts and seek advice before the resumed meeting takes place. Finally, it urges Parties to intensify political consultations among themselves.

ENB Summary of COP6 Released!

IISD Reporting Services has written and published a 19,000-word summary and analysis of COP-6. 

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Extended Photo Coverage of COP-6  

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Extended Photo Coverage of COP-6
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Linkages Climate page with links to recent coverage of UNFCCC-related Workshops and an introduction to the climate change process.
Other COP-6 Online resources
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