Highlights and images of main proceedings for 12 May 2019

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Highlights for Sunday, 12 May 2019

Sophie Schlingemann, Legal and Liaison Officer, IPCC Secretariat, consulting with delegates and IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee

On Sunday, the last day of IPCC-49, the Panel adopted the Overview Chapter of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (2019 Refinement) and accepted the underlying report. The Panel also adopted decisions on, inter alia:

  • the IPCC Scholarship Programme, including guidance to the Board of Trustees on the use of the Scholarship Fund;
  • beginning preparatory work during the sixth assessment cycle for a methodological report on short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs); and
  • terms of reference for the Task Group on Gender Policy and Gender Implementation Plan.
  • The Panel also heard presentations on collaboration with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.IPCC-49 was gaveled to a close at 11:15 pm.

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    IPCC Secretary Abdalah Mokssit consulting with IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee
    Antonio Canas Calderón, El Salvador
    Christian Müller, Germany
    IPCC Secretary Abdalah Mokssit
    José Romero, Switzerland
    Jacqueline Gonçalves, Canada
    Florin Vladu, UNFCCC
    Alice Alpert, US
    Øyvind Christophersen, Norway
    Xiaonong Shen, China
    Nicolás Zambrano, Ecuador

    Ladislaus Chang'a, Tanzania
    Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia, speaking with Florin Vladu, UNFCCC
    TFI Co-Chairs Eduardo Calvo Buendía and Kiyoto Tanabe in discussions with Coordinating Lead Authors

    Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia
    Delegates raise their flags to intervene.
    Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia, in conversation with delegates from Algeria and Nigeria
    TFI Co-Chair Eduardo Calvo Buendía consulting with delegates from the US, the UK and others
    Delegates applaud the adoption of the 2019 Refinement
    Delegates dedicate the 2019 Refinement to the memory of Jim Penman for his life-time of work and dedication
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