Highlights and images of main proceedings for 6 September 2018



Highlights for Thursday, 6 September 2018

The Bangkok Climate Change Conference continued for its third day

On Thursday, negotiations on the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) continued in Bangkok, including on issues related to:

  • predictability and accounting of finance;
  • guidance and public registry for NDCs;
  • market and non-market approaches;
  • technology;
  • transparency; and
  • the global stocktake.
  • In the afternoon, a stocktaking meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) took place, as well as a joint stocktake of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), and APA. Negotiations will continue on Friday.For extensive details on the day’s negotiations and to hear what delegates said in the corridors, see our daily Earth Negotiations Bulletin.

    IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, provided daily web coverage and daily reports from the Bangkok Climate Change Conference - September 2018. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has publish a summary and analysis report from the Conference.

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    Informal Consultations throughout the Day
    SBI informal consultations on matters related to the predictability of climate finance (Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement)
    APA informal consultations on the transparency framework
    SBI informal consultations on the Technology Mechanism
    SBSTA contact group on matters relating to market and non-market approaches (Article 6 of the Paris Agreement)
    APA informal consultations on the global stocktake
    APA Stocktaking Meeting on Items 3-8
    View of the dais during the session
    Beth Lavender, Canada, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 4 - adaptation communication
    Federica Fricano, Italy, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 3 - mitigation section of NDCs
    Xiang Gao, China, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 5 - transparency framework
    Outi Honkatukia, Finland, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 6 - global stocktake
    Pieter Terpstra, the Netherlands, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 8 - further matters, Adaptation Fund
    Informal Joint Stocktaking Plenary of SBI, SBSTA, and APA
    View of the dais during the joint plenary
    Jacob Werksman, EU
    Patrick Suckling, Australia, speaking on behalf of the Umbrella Group
    Wael Aboulmagd, Egypt, speaking on behalf of the G-77/China
    Gebru Jember Endalew, Ethiopia, speaking on behalf of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
    Laura Juliana Arciniegas Rojas, Colombia, speaking on behalf of the Independent Association of Latin America and the Caribbean (AILAC)
    Amjad Abdulla, Maldives, speaking on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
    Mohamed Nasr, Gabon, speaking on behalf of the African Group
    Franz Perrez, Switzerland, speaking on behalf of the Environmental Integrity Group (EIG)
    Executive Secretary Meeting with Observer Organizations
    Santhosh Thanjavur Prakasam, UNFCCC Secretariat; Laura Lopez, UNFCCC Secretariat; UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa; and Majda Dabaghi, Business NGOs (BINGOs)
    Mark Lukes, Environmental NGOs (ENGOs)
    UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa
    Norine Kennedy, BINGOs
    Anish Shrestha, Indigenous Peoples
    Bert De Wel, Trade Union NGOs (TUNGOs)
    Teresita Vistro, Women and Gender
    Observers during the meeting
    Around the Venue
    Delegates consult informally between sessions
    María del Pilar Bueno, Argentina, speaks with a delegate
    Delegates from G-77/China meet informally in the corridors
    Delegates between sessions
    Members of a working group focused on human rights and climate change consult