Marrakech Climate Change Conference – UNFCCC COP22 & other


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The 2016 UN Climate Change Conference convened from 7-18 November in Marrakech, Morocco, and included the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1). Parties adopted 35 decisions, several related to the Paris Agreement work programme, including: that such work should conclude by 2018; that the Adaptation Fund should serve the Paris Agreement; the terms of reference for the Paris Committee on Capacity-building; and initiating a process to identify the information to be provided in accordance with Agreement Article 9.5 (biennial finance communications by developed countries). COP 22 also adopted decisions, including approving the five-year workplan of the Warsaw International Mechanism on loss and damage associated with climate change impacts (WIM), enhancing the Technology Mechanism, and continuing and enhancing the Lima work programme on gender.

For more details please refer to the UNFCCC website and ENB report.