Highlights and images of main proceedings for 14 November 2016

Morocco

Summary


IISD Reporting Services - COP 22 - CMP 12

On Monday, 14 November, the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) continued in Marrakech, Morocco. Throughout the day, contact groups and informal consultations took place under the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the COP serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) and the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA). In the evening the contact group on agenda Items 3-8 convened under the APA. A joint Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI)/Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) informal consultations also took place.

The closing plenaries of the 45th sessions of the SBI and the SBSTA, and the second part of the first session of the APA took place in the evening. The APA suspended at 11:23pm. The SBI and SBSTA are expected to close on Tuesday morning.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, is providing daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from the Marrakech Climate Change Conference - November 2016.

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Informal Consultations throughout the Day

Informal consultations on Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) agenda item 8:
further matters related to implementation of the Paris Agreement

COP informal consultations on linkages between the Technology Mechanism and the Financial Mechanism of the Convention

COP informal consultations on the proposal from Papua New Guinea and Mexico to amend Articles 7 and 18 of the Convention

COP informal consultations on matters relating to finance: sixth review of the Financial Mechanism

Informal consultations by the Presidency on the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA) 1

COP informal consultations on matters relating to finance: report of the Green Climate
Fund (GCF) to the COP and guidance to the GCF

First Working Group Session of the Multilateral Assessment

View of the dais during the session

Mark Sinclair, New Zealand

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

Peer Stiansen, Norway

Reed Schuler, US

Sylwia Waśniewska, Poland

Markus Nauser, Switzerland

Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) Closing Plenary

View of the dais during the SBSTA closing plenary

SBSTA Chair Carlos Fuller, Belize

Kanchana Patarachoke, Thailand, speaking
on behalf of the G-77/China

Ismail Raushan, Maldives, speaking on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)

Lassina Coulibaly, Mali, speaking on behalf of the African Group

María Amparo Martínez Arroyo, Mexico, speaking on behalf of the Environmental Integrity Group (EIG)

Gloria Young, Panama

Alicia Ilaga, the Philippines

Tunga Bhadra Rai, speaking on
behalf of Indigenous Peoples

Anne-Beth Skrede, TUNGOs

Eddy Pérez, Climate Action Network (CAN)

Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) Closing Plenary

View of the dais during the SBI closing plenary

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

Sophie Davies, Australia, speaking on
behalf of the Umbrella Group

Svitlana Grynchuk, Ukraine

Rebecca Chien, YOUNGOs

Kwon Sei-joong, Republic of Korea, speaking on behalf of the EIG

Theo De Jager, Farmers

Daniela Rangel Esparza, Women and Gender

APA Closing Plenary

View of the dais during the APA closing plenary

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

Manasvi Srisodapol, Thailand, speaking on
behalf of the G-77/China

Franz Perrez, Switzerland

Collin Beck, Solomon Islands

Peter Horne, Australia, speaking on behalf of the Umbrella Group

Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia

Amjad Abdulla, Maldives, speaking on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)

Gabriela Fischerová, EU

Adriana Murillo, Costa Rica, speaking on behalf of the Independent Association of Latin America and the Caribbean (AILAC)

Diego Pacheco Balanza, Bolivia, speaking on behalf of the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs)

Civil Society Demonstrations throughout the Day

Members of civil society call for eliminating the use of fossil fuels

Members of civil society advocate for using 100% renewable energy to stay below the 1.5°C limit

Youth from New Zealand advocate for an increase in ambition, not emissions

Around the Venue

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa congratulates Austrian youth delegates on their 'green footprints' initiative aimed at increasing the participation of children in climate change action

High-level event hosted by the COP 22 President to discuss progress made in advancing national adaptation plans (NAPs)

Delegates huddle between sessions

Delegates speak informally

Ismail El Gizouli, Sudan

Inger Andersen, International Union for Conservation
of Nature (IUCN) Director General

Press briefing with Jonathan Pershing, US Special Envoy for Climate Change

UN Security around the venue

Chizuru Aoki, Global Environment Facility (GEF) and
Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu
, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Art made from recycled tires

The supermoon rises over the COP 22 venue

Participants