2017 Subsidiary Bodies Meeting of UNFCCC


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The 46th session of Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 46) and of Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 46), as well as the third session of Ad Hoc Working Group Meetings on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-3) convened from 8-18 May 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

The APA adopted conclusions outlining intersessional and pre-sessional work under each substantive agenda item. The SBI's conclusions addressed: public registry/-ies for nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and adaptation communications; scope and modalities for the periodic assessment of the Technology Mechanism in relation to supporting the Paris Agreement; and third review of the Adaptation Fund. The SBSTA adopted conclusions on, inter alia: the Paris Agreement Technology Framework; agriculture; matters relating to Agreement Article 6 (cooperative approaches); and modalities for accounting of financial resources provided and mobilized through public interventions under Agreement Article 9.7. Joint conclusions were adopted on response measures, and scope of the next periodic review of the long-term goal under the Convention and progress toward achieving it, which also contained a COP decision.

Please refer to UNFCCC website and ENB report for more details.