COP 22 : Spirit of Paris and Action
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COP 22 : Spirit of Paris and Action

COP 22 : Spirit of Paris and Action The Bonn UN Climate Change Conference , held from May 16th to May 26th included three technical bodies and the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (AP 1). Analysis. “Countries with different levels of development and from different regions and often differing views on many issues, found a common vision in Paris. That work and that vision has continued, and continued positively here in Bonn, as countries look towards the next major milestone event in Marrakesh in November,” said Segolene Royal, President of the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference and French Minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, last week during the UN Conference on Climate Change. The UN Climate Change Conference  held in Bonn, in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) headquaters, from May 16th to May 26th  . The Bonn meeting launched a sharing of views on mitigation and adaptation actions by developing countries in order to further strengthen and focus climate action. One of its climate action was the workshop on gender which underlined the central role of women in raising national and community to response to climate change, through finance, capacity building and actions. The meeting also showcased wider societal action towards faster, pre-2020 ambition including a capacity-building event and an exchange of best practices in building public awareness and access to environmental information under the Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) initiative.The Bonn meeting, included the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1) and three technical bodies : the 44th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 44), the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 44). What is the meaning of  APA ? The Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) is a new body constituted in Paris during the UN Climate Change Conference. Its first plenary session was held two weeks ago in Bonn. Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement elected in Bonn its new presidency : Sarah Baashan from Saudi Arabia and Jo Tyndall from New Zealand. APA replaced the Ad hoc Working Group on Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP). The ADP had the mandate to adopt a new climate agreement in Paris in December 2015. The APA’s mandate are many : prepare the next UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, elaborate on modalities and make critical arrangements on global stock take which will take place in 2018, provide guidelines for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the Paris Agreement, take the work programme of the Paris Agreement forward, make elaborate rules for transparency...

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