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Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016

16-26 May 2016 | Bonn, Germany

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Delegates during a breakout session of the COP in-session workshop on long-term finance


A message written to 'shine light' on the non-economic losses caused by climate change

The Bonn Climate Change Conference continued Wednesday with a workshop on gender-responsive climate policy convening in the morning. An event on the outcomes of the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) met during lunch. In the afternoon, delegates attended a special event on how the assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) can inform the global stocktake and the Fourth Dialogue on Action for Climate Empowerment. An informal consultation on the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) agenda and organization of work also met in the afternoon. Throughout the day, several contact groups and informal consultations under the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), as well as a workshop on long-term finance convened.

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COP In-Session Workshop on Long-Term Finance

Delegates during the COP in-session workshop on long-term finance

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres

Co-Facilitator Sarah Conway, US

Sudhir Sharma,
Technical University of Denmark

Antwi-Boasiako Amoah, Environmental
Protection Agency, Ghana

Barbara Buchner, Climate Policy Initiative

Delegates form break-out groups to discuss matters

SBI Workshop on Gender-Responsive Climate Policy

Panelists during the workshop

Verona Collantes-Lebale, UN Women

Moderator George Wamukoya, Kenya

Josephine Castillo, Philippines

Rosemary Wambua, Kenya

Anna Samwel, Georgia

Outcomes of the Lima-Paris Action Agenda

View of the dais during the session

Sylvie Lemmet, Ministry of Ecology,
Sustainable Development
and Energy, France

Halldór Thorgeirsson,
UNFCCC Director for Strategy

Angela Churie-Kallhauge, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

SBSTA-IPCC Special Event: How the Assessments of the IPCC Can Inform the Global Stocktake

L-R: SBSTA Chair Carlos Fuller, Belize; Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair; Halldór Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Director for Strategy; and Florin Vladu, Adaptation Programme Manager, UNFCCC

Youba Sokona, IPCC Vice-Chair

Thelma Krug, IPCC Vice-Chair

Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair

SBSTA Chair Carlos Fuller, Belize

IPCC Working Group I Co-Chairs Panmao Zhai, China,
and Valérie Masson-Delmotte, France

IPCC Bureau members

SBI Fourth Dialogue on Action for Climate Empowerment

Panel speakers for the SBI Fourth Dialogue on Action for Climate Empowerment

Facilitator Marie Jaudet, France, and
Nick Nuttall
, UNFCCC Secretariat

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

Andrea Meza, Costa Rica

Gloria Zavatta, Expo-2015 Company

Fiona May, Italian National
Olympic Committee

Delegates discuss matters in break-out groups

Around the Venue

Delegates check the live meetings schedule

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres

Around the venue

The Paris Agreement made available for delegates

Delegates meet informally

Franz Perrez, Switzerland (center),
speaks with delegates

Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
(far left), meets with delegates from Africa

Materials on display

Around the UN premises

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