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Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016

16-26 May 2016 | Bonn, Germany

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UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres with delegates from the Youth NGOs (YOUNGOs)


Delegates from the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs) meet informally

On Monday, the Bonn Climate Change Conference continued with substantive work under all three subsidiary bodies. In the morning, the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) agreed to its organization of work, and started discussions on its substantive items in a contact group that met throughout the day. An in-session workshop on agriculture, and a Technical Expert Meeting (TEM) on mitigation through shifting to more efficient public transport and increasing vehicles’ energy efficiency met in the morning and afternoon. Informal consultations under the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) and Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) convened throughout the day.

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APA Contact Group

View of the dais during the APA contact group

APA Co-Chair Jo Tyndall, New Zealand

APA Co-Chair Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia

Ravi Prasad, India

Atif Al-Jumaili, Kuwait

Indira Al Dahabi, Jordan, speaking on behalf of the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs)

Nicole Wilke, EU

Andrea Faulkner, Australia, speaking on
behalf of the Umbrella Group

Andrea Guerrero, Colombia, speaking on behalf of the Independent Alliance of Latin America and the Carribean (AILAC)

Norbert Bärlocher, Switzerland

María del Pilar Bueno, Argentina

Zhihua Chen, China

Aya Yoshida, Japan

Alejandro Rivera Becerra, Mexico

Mark Sinclair, New Zealand

Fatuma Hussein, Kenya, speaking on behalf of the African Group

Leon Charles, Grenada

Henrik Eriksen, Norway

SBSTA In-Session Workshop on Agriculture: Enhancement of Productivity

View of the dais during the workshop

Alvin Chandra, Caritas

Fred Kossam, Malawi

Srinivasa Rao, India

Hugues Morand, Canada

Alexandre Meybeck, Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN (FAO)

Gábor Figeczky, speaking on
behalf of Farmers

Huy Pham Quang, Viet Nam

Walter Oyhantçabal, Uruguay

SBI/SBSTA Technical Expert Meeting on Mitigation: Shifting to More Efficient Public Transport and Increasing Energy Efficiency of Vehicles

Opening panel for the Technical Expert Meeting

Laurence Tubiana, COP 21/CMP 11 Presidency

Sheila Watson, FIA Foundation

Nick Craven, International
Union of Railways (UIC)

Ahmed Baroudi, Morocco

Subash Dhar, UN Environment
Programme (UNEP)

Mael Martinie, France

Juan Hoffmaister, Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Around the Venue

Carlos Martin-Novella, IPCC Deputy Secretary,
speaks with a delegate

Delegates from Ecuador

Byron Fay, Australia, with Zaheer Fakir,
Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board

Laurence Tubiana, COP 21/CMP 11 Presidency,
speaks with delegates

Talieh Wögerbauer, Austria, speaks with a delegate

Delegates from Saudi Arabia

Delegates between sessions

Materials on display around the venue

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