Highlights and images of main proceedings for 11 November 2016

Morocco

Summary


IISD Reporting Services - COP 22 - CMP 12

On Friday, 11 November, the UN Climate Change Conference continued in Marrakech, Morocco. Throughout the day, negotiations took place in contact groups and informal consultations under the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) and the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA).

Informal consultations under the APA addressed: modalities and procedures for the effective operation of the committee to facilitate implementation and promote compliance; global stocktake; modalities, procedures and guidelines for the transparency framework for action and support; further matters related to implementation of the Paris Agreement; further guidance in relation to the mitigation section of Decision 1/CP.21; and further guidance in relation to the adaptation communication, including, inter alia, as a component of nationally determined contributions (NDCs). In the afternoon, the APA convened in a contact group to discuss all of its substantive agenda items, with reports back from informal consultations.

The facilitative dialogue on enhancing ambition and support took place under the Conference of the Parties (COP) in the afternoon. The COP Presidency also held informal consultations on the first session of the COP serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1).

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has providing daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from the Marrakech Climate Change Conference - November 2016. The summary and analysis is now available in HTML and PDF format.

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Informal Consultations throughout the Day

Informal consultations on Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) agenda item 7 on modalities and procedures for the effective operation of the committee to facilitate implementation and promote compliance

View of the dais during the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) informal consultations on modalities and procedures for the operation and use of a public registry referred to in Article 4.12

View of the dais during the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) informal consultations on issues relating to agriculture

SBSTA informal consultations on research
and systematic observation

SBI informal consultations on terms of reference for the review of the functions of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF)

SBSTA informal consultations on technology framework under Paris Agreement Article 10.4

Contact Groups throughout the Day

SBSTA contact group on modalities for the accounting of financial resources provided and mobilized through public interventions

SBI contact group on budget performance for the biennium 2016-2017

Briefing with the UNFCCC Executive Secretary

The UNFCCC Secretariat briefs observer organizations

Daniele Violetti, Chief of Staff, UNFCCC

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

Facilitative Dialogue on Enhancing Ambition and Support

View of the dais during the session

Joydeep Gupta, Moderator

Christo Artusio, US

Asad Rehman, Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Dina Spörri, Switzerland

Aziz Mekouar, COP 22/CMP 12 Presidency

Claudia Salerno, Venezuela

Ash Sharma, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) Facility

Kushla Munro, Australia

Gabriela Fischerova, EU

Charles Mutai, Kenya

SBI Closing Plenary

View of the dais during the SBI closing plenary

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

Abdullah K. Tawlah, Saudi Arabia

Oleg Shamanov, Russian Federation

Civil Society Demonstrations

Members of civil society conduct a tree planting ceremony to emphasize the importance of protecting forest resources

Youth delegates advocate for governments to reduce the emissions gap and
increase ambition to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement

Youth activitists and Captain Planet highlight the importance of having 100% renewable energy to protect the future

Around the Venue

Delegates from Nigeria

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa speaks with Maxx Dilley, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Delegates from Morocco

Delegates from Venezuela

Delegates between sessions

Captain Planet and Leonardo DiCaprio

Bicycles at the venue

School children visit the Green Zone exhibition area

Members of civil society call for the rights of indigenous peoples to be protected

A model display of a new university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that features
alternative energy, recycling and water harvesting, designed by Terre d'école

Artwork on display around the Green Zone

Participants

Negotiating blocs
European Union
Non-state coalitions
Youth