Highlights and images for 9 November 2016



IISD Reporting Services - COP 22 - CMP 12

On Wednesday, the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, convened for its third day. In the morning, plenaries for the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP) and COP serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) resumed to open substantive agenda items.

In the afternoon, contact groups for the COP and CMP met, including on finance. Informal consultations for the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice (SBSTA), Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) convened throughout the day.

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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Resumed COP/CMP Plenary

View of the dais during the plenary

Salaheddine Mezouar, COP 22/CMP 12 President

UNFCCC Global Climate Action Champion
Hakima El Haité, Morocco

Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary,
Ozone Secretariat

UNFCCC Global Climate Action Champion Laurence Tubiana, France

Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, Council President, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Antoine Michon, France

Khalid Muhammed Abuleif, Saudi Arabia

Felipe Ferreira, Brazil

Outi Honkatukia, Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) Co-Chair

Zaheer Fakir, Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board Co-Chair

Chizuru Aoki,
the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

El Kory H'meity, Mauritania

Diego Pacheco Balanza, Bolivia

R.R. Rashmi, India

Paul Oquist Kelley, Nicaragua

Konrad Raeschke-Kessler, Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (JISC) Chair

Frank Wolke, Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board Vice-Chair

Gerhard Loibl, Compliance Committee Co-Chair

Contact Groups and Informal Consultations throughout the Day

Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) informal consultation on matters relating to the least developed countries (LDCs)

SBI informal consultations on gender and climate change

SBI informal consultations on the review of the modalities and procedures for the CDM

APA informal consultations on further guidance in relation to the mitigation section of Decision 1/CP.21

CMP contact group on the report of the Adaptation Fund Board

Civil Society Demonstrations throughout the Day

As news of Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election reached Marrakech, civil society groups gathered at COP 22 to express their concerns that a climate denier in the White House is a "death sentence" for grassroots movements and the Global South

Members of civil society enact the "death" of forest ecosystems used in carbon markets

Around the Venue

Richard Kinley, UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary, speaks with Salaheddine Mezouar, COP 22/CMP 12 President

Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat, speaks with UNFCCC Global Climate Champion Laurence Tubiana, France

Delegates between sessions

Delegates during plenary

Delegates from Canada

Delegates from Burkina Faso

Delegates from the Inter-American Institute (IAI) promote an online learning program aimed at increasing awareness about environmental issues

Delegates from the International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE) discuss examples of a hybrid improved cookstove designed specially for mountain regions

Crowds gather during a civil society demonstration


Negotiating blocs
Least Developed Countries