Following the wide-spread ratification of the new climate agreement adopted at the UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris last year, the deal will enter into force on 4 November. This COP will aim to advance negotiations on operationalising the Paris Agreement and developing the rules and modalities for its various provisions.
 
ICTSD will host a number of events on issues at the trade and climate change interface:
 
Saturday 5 – Sunday 6 November 2016
Private event. Participation is by invitation only.
 
Monday, 7 November 2016, 12:30-14:00
Blue Zone, EU Pavilion
 
Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 17:30-19:00
Blue Zone, Business Hub, IETA Pavilion
 
Thursday, 10 November 2016, 11:00-12:30
Green Zone, Room TENSIFT
 
Saturday, 12 November 2016, 11:30-13:00
Blue Zone, Room Pacific
 
Saturday, 12 November 2016, 18:30-20:00
Blue Zone, EU Pavilion
 
In addition, ICTSD will be providing breaking news and analysis (in six languages) on relevant trade issues emerging from the negotiations, placing these in a global economic context. To better understand the background behind the talks, and various evolutions in the discussions, please see our reporting available from previous annual UNFCCC meetings. To get our Bridges COP 22 Updates delivered straight to your inbox please subscribe to the publication here
 
For more information on our activities, research and publications, you drop by our booth during the first week of COP 22. You can also follow ICTSD's Climate & Energy Programme on Twitter.
 
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Monday, 7 November 2016 - 12:01am to Friday, 18 November 2016 - 11:50pm

The Paris Agreement recognises cooperative approaches as an important element in the climate change mitigation effort. Article 6 of the Paris Agreement includes several provisions to this end. However, before the agreement enters into force, a substantial amount of work needs to be done at the political and technical level in order to operationalise this article.

This meeting will be the third of the project “Implementation of markets and non-market provisions in the Paris Agreement”. It will bring together carbon market negotiators in an informal setting with the objective to explore, discover, explain and understand different points of view related to the issues in Article 6. That purpose is to understand the options available to define rules, modalities and procedures on Article 6, as well as the consequences of adopting each option. It will also seek to understand why the different views are held.  

The discussions are free and informal, and will be held under Chatham House rule. This process is totally separate from the UNFCCC negotiating process. There is no intention or mandate to produce any text or negotiate an outcome.

Participation is by invitation only.

 

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Marrakesh, Morocco
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International Cooperation Under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement: Reflections before SB 44
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Saturday, 5 November 2016 - 5:03pm to Sunday, 6 November 2016 - 5:03pm

195 countries came together in December 2015 for the historic Paris Agreement to commit to a universal climate change deal.

Ambitious in scope and vision, the Agreement will enter into force in 2020, requiring submitted INDCs (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions) to reduce emissions. The process is to be supported by a re-evaluation of progress every 5 years, and assurance that developing countries most immediately affected by the effects of climate change will be helped with adaptation strategies and aid. Now that Paris is over and implementation has started, how will countries keep up the momentum?

In this session, organised at the 23rd World Energy Congress, panellists discusssed what to expect from COP22 in Marrakesh; how to close the ambition gap in climate change mitigation; the imperatives to ensure effective tracking of the INDCs; the key challenges related to monitoring and tracking climate finance effectively; and the challenges faced by developing countries and how will these be addressed collectively.

ICTSD was represented by its Chief ExecutiveRicardo Meléndez-Ortiz.

The session took place at 11:45-13:00 at the Istanbul Congress Center. 

For more information about the 23rd World Energy Congress, please visit the conference website.

 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 12:28pm