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The African Group of Negotiators (AGN) Agriculture and Gender Negotiators and Experts (AGNES) team in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Kenya, organized a pre-COP 25 strategy meeting on the 17th and 18th October [ ....... ]

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Katowice, Poland Tuesday, 4th December, 2018, 11.30 – 12.00 Press Statement Where we are and Expectations from the African Civil Society We join the African Governments and experts in underscoring the vital importance of ambitious outcomes from this COP. A comprehensive and balanced Paris Agreement Work Programme should be delivered here in COP 24 and uphold equity, justice and act as an anchor in the Paris Agreement’s implementation. Also, pre-2020 ambition remains vital to stay within the closing window as indicated by the recently released IPCC 1.5c report and the Paris Agreement implementation. We reiterate that means of implementation remain [ ....... ]

Katowice, Poland Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Statement to the press Where are we and what are the expectations of the African civil society? We join African governments and experts in underscoring the vital importance of the ambitious outcomes of this Conference of the Parties. A comprehensive and balanced work program of the Paris Agreement should be presented here at COP 24 to defend equity, justice and anchor the implementation of the Paris Agreement. In addition, the pre-2020 ambition remains vital for staying in [ ....... ]

Gender responsive climate action: from technology and innovative financing to policy The Irish Government, together with CARE International, Gender Concerns International and the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists invite you to our side event at COP24. EU Pavilion, Room Vienna, Tuesday 4th December, 14.30 – 16.30 How can we achieve momentum in science and technology, in practice, and in policy choices to accelerate gender responsive climate action? What are the critical areas that we need to work on NOW to ensure the UNFCCC Gender Action Plan can deliver this momentum? Side Event Programme 14.30- 14.40 Introduction to event [ ....... ]

08:00-09:00 African Group Daily Coordination Meeting Tatry Meeting Room 3 09:00-10:00 G77 & China Daily Coordination Meeting Plenary Śląsk 09:00-10:00 Briefing on the 2019 Climate Summit by the Secretary General of the United Nations and the Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit Press Conference Room Warszawa 10:00-11:00 APA agenda item 5: informal consultations on modalities, procedures and guidelines for the transparency framework for action and support referred to in Art. 13 of the PA Meeting Room 20 11:00-11:30 SBI informal consultations on matters relating to climate finance: identification of information to be provided by Parties in accordance with Article [ ....... ]

It is systems go. Parties are ready to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Conference, dubbed COP 24 which will take place in Katowice, Poland from 3-14 December is a crucial platform for the implementation of the various provisions of the Paris Agreement (‘the rulebook’); including, transparency, accounting, compliance, periodic assessment of collective progress and use of market-based mechanisms.Indeed, African Governments and other stakeholders endorse the “rulebook” which to them is balanced and upholds equity as well as justice. As such, the “rulebook” is a [ ....... ]

A coalition of African environmental Civil Society organisations under the Umbrella of Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) have jointly raised concern about lack of concrete outcomes so far, following the ongoing climate change negotiations in Katowice, Poland. [ ....... ]

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