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Climate Change Policy & Practice
UN Climate Change Conference Bangkok - April 2011

3-8 April 2011 | UN Conference Centre (UNCC), Bangkok, Thailand
 
Highlights for Friday, 8 April 2011
 
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On Friday, 8 April, an AWG-KP contact group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties met to continue discussions on whether to proceed with either political or technical issues first. The AWG-LCA informal drafting group continued their discussions throughout the morning and afternoon to resolve the impasse on the AWG-LCA agenda.

In the afternoon, an AWG-KP Stocktaking Plenary was convened and parties were invited to address political issues and the way to proceed. While disagreement persists on whether to address political or technical issues first, the utility of further discussions in a contact group of the whole was recognized. The Stocktaking Plenary adjourned at 5:06 pm. AWG-KP 16 will reconvene in Bonn, Germany, in June.

In the evening, an AWG-LCA Stocktaking Plenary convened and, following the successful conclusion of the AWG-LCA informal drafting group, the AWG-LCA adopted an agenda (FCCC/AWGLCA/2011/L.1) at 8:06 pm. Following closing statements by parties, the AWG-LCA Stocktaking Plenary adjourned at 9:34 pm. The fourteenth session of the AWG-LCA will resume in Bonn, Germany, in June.

Delegates from Africa consulting before heading to the G-77/China coordination meeting.


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AWG-LCA Chair Daniel Reifsnyder convened AWG-LCA closing plenary.

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Heung-Kyeong Park, Republic of Korea

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József Feiler, EU

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Tosi Mpanu Mpanu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Nderev Saño, the Philippines

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Sangchan Limjirakan, Thailand

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AWG-LCA Chair Daniel Reifsnyder gavelled the meeting a close at 9:34pm.

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L-R: The dais at this morning AWG-KP session with Henning Wuester, UNFCCC; AWG-KP Chair Adrian Macey, New Zealand; Karen Smith, UNFCCC; and AWG-KP Vice-Chair Madelaine Rose Diouf Sarr, Senegal.

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AWG-KP Chair Adrian Macey, New Zealand

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AWG-KP Vice-Chair Madelaine Rose Diouf Sarr, Senegal

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Jasper Inventor, the Philippines

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Stephanie Lee, New Zealand

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Artur Runge-Metzger, EU

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Helga Serrano, Ecuador

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Jun Arima, Japan

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Oleg Shamanov, Russian Federation

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AWG-KP Chair Adrian Macey, New Zealand, convened the AWG-KP Stocktaking Plenary in the afternoon.

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Fernando Tudela, Mexico

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Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko, South Africa

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Rajiv Kumar, India

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Marine Franck, Women and Gender Constituency

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Asad Rehman, Friends of the Earth International

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Members of the Interfaith Declaration staged a peaceful protest to raise faith and climate change awareness.

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L-R: Fortunate Magoro and Pulane Lodi manning the COP 17 Durban, South Africa information booth.

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