Highlights and images of main proceedings for 13 May 2017

Germany

Summary



The Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Saturday. Informal consultations met throughout the day to discuss issues under the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA), the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA).
In the afternoon, the APA contact group met to facilitate interaction between parties and representatives of the Adaptation Committee, the LDC Expert Group (LEG), the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF). A joint informal plenary of the SBI, SBSTA and APA also convened in the afternoon.

Among mandated events, the multilateral assessment met during the morning and the first meeting of the Paris Committee on Capacity-building met throughout the day.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, provided digital coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017.

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Special Event with the UN Deputy Secretary-General

View of the dais during the special event

Salaheddine Mezouar, COP 22 / CMP 12 President

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

Nazhat Shameem Khan, Fiji, incoming COP 23 / CMP 13 Presidency

UN Security during the event

Hussein Alfa Nafo, Mali, speaking on behalf of the African Group

Simone Borg, EU

Walter Espinel, Ecuador, speaking on behalf of the G-77/China

Gebru Jember, Ethiopia, speaking on behalf of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Jorge Arturo Cabrera Hidalgo, Guatemala, speaking on behalf of the Independent Association for Latin America and the Caribbean (AILAC)

Patrick Suckling, Australia, speaking on behalf of the Umbrella Group

Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) Multilateral Assessment

Delegates gather for the second day of multilateral assessments

Anna Broadhurst, New Zealand

André Weidenhaupt, Luxembourg

Trigg Talley, US

Patrícia Soares Leite, Brazil

Ana Danila, EU

Jaivardhan Ramanlal Bhatt, India

UN Deputy Secretay-General Meeting with Observers

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed holds a roundtable discussion with observers

Wael Hmaidan, Climate Action Network (CAN) International

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed

Informal Consultations and Contact Groups throughout the Day

APA informal consultations on further matters except the Adaptation Fund

SBI contact group on arrangements for intergovernmental meetings

APA informal consultations on adaptation communications

APA informal consultations on the global stocktake

Civil Society Demonstration

Members of civil society demonstrate in the hallways, calling on delegates to 'step up' to close the emissions gap

Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) Contact Group

View of the dais during the APA contact group

APA Co-Chair Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia

Georg Børsting, Co-Chair, Standing Committee on Finance (SCF)

Clifford Mahlung, Co-Chair, Adaptation Committee

Beth Lavender, Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) Member

Ayman Shasly, Co-Chair, Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board

Xolisa Ngwadla, South Africa

Laura Juliana Arciniegas Rojas, Colombia, speaking on behalf of AILAC

Kulthoum Motsumi, Botswana, speaking on behalf of the African Group

Joint Informal Plenary of SBI, SBSTA and APA on the Paris Agreement Linkages

View of the dais during the joint informal plenary

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

APA Co-Chair Jo Tyndall, New Zealand

SBSTA Chair Carlos Fuller, Belize

Liang Pei, China

Ian Fry, Tuvalu

Adão Soares Barbosa, Timor-Leste

Around the Venue

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed arrives at the venue

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed with Salaheddine Mezouar, COP 22 / CMP 12 President and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

A meeting is held between the UN Deputy Secretary-General, the UNFCCC Executive Secretary and the COP 22 / CMP 12 Presidency

Inia Seruiratu, Minister of Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, and High-Level Climate Champion, Fiji, and Hamza Tber, COP 22 / CMP 12 Presidency

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed with delegates from Africa

Trigg Talley, US, speaks with delegates

Delegates from Grenada

Delegates from Germany, Norway, Poland and Australia meet between sessions

Delegates speak informally

Yorio Ito, Japan, and Zaheer Fakir, South Africa

Delegates from Papua New Guinea

Participants