Highlights and images for 10 May 2017



The Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Wednesday. 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).

Several mandated events also met, including: an in-session workshop to develop possible elements of the gender action plan under the UNFCCC; two Technical Expert Meetings (TEMs) on mitigation, focusing on agriculture and on forestry and other land use; the 6th meeting of the Durban Forum; the 9th meeting of the research dialogue; and the ad hoc Technical Expert Group on the impact of the implementation of response measures.

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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In-Session Workshop: Gender Action Plan under the UNFCCC

Delegates gather for the in-session workshop to develop possible elements of the gender action plan under the UNFCCC

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

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

Co-Facilitator Geert Fremout, Belgium

Co-Facilitator Winfred Lichuma, Kenya

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

Bridget Burns, Women and Gender

Fleur Newman, Gender Focal Point, UNFCCC Secretariat

Delegates during the session

Technical Expert Meeting (TEM) on Mitigation: Agriculture

Delegates attend the TEM on mitigation, focused on agricultural activities with climate and sustainable development benefits

Martin Frick, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)

Akiko Nagano, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan

Martial Bernoux, FAO

Delegates during the session

Lucy Ng’ang’a, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Kenya

Victoria Hatton, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

Gustavo Mozzer, Secretariat for International Affairs, Embrapa, Brazil

Informal Consultations throughout the Day

APA informal consultations on the committee to facilitate implementation and promote compliance

APA informal consultations on adaptation communications

APA Co-Chairs Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia, and Jo Tyndall, New Zealand

APA informal consultations on the global stocktake

Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) 9th Meeting of the Research Dialogue

Delegates gather for the 9th meeting of the SBSTA Research Dialogue

David Carlson, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

André Kamga Foamouhoue, African Centre for Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD)

Chris Rapley, University College London, UK

Participants engage in a poster session as part of the SBSTA research dialogue

Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) 6th Meeting of the Durban Forum

View of the dais during the 6th meeting of the Durban Forum

Co-Facilitator Rita Mishaan, Guatemala

Co-Facilitator Kunihiko Shimada, Japan

Zitouni Ould-Dada, UN Environment

Mandy Barnett, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)

Gelila Terrefe, UN Development Programme (UNDP)

Delegates participate in breakout groups

Delegates raise their placard to participate in an interactive dialogue

Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group Meeting on Response Measures

Delegates during the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group Meeting on Response Measures

Co-Chair Peter Govindasamy, Singapore

Co-Chair Alexandria Rantino, Australia

Morgenie Pillay, South Africa

Albara Tawfiq, Saudi Arabia

Around the Venue

Delegates from Africa

Wael Hmaidan, Climate Action Network (CAN) International

Georg Børsting, Norway

Raju Pandit Chhetri, Nepal (left), speaks with a delegate

Debra Roberts, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)  Working Group II Co-Chair (right)

Delegates between sessions

Members of civil society hold signs outside the venue calling for people to 'go vegan' to help curb climate change