The meeting of the eighth part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will be held in Geneva from 8-13 February 2015.
The ADP is a subsidiary body that was established by decision 1/CP.17 in December 2011. The mandate of the ADP is to develop a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties, which is to be completed no later than 2015 in order for it to be adopted at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and for it to come into effect and be implemented from 2020.
The briefing on ADP 2-8 took place at the Palais des Nations, Room XXII, on Friday 6 February.
Coffee & Tea
Welcome and moderation
Jan DUSIK, Director and Regional representative, UNEP
Presentation of ADP 2.8 Session
Ahmed DJOGHLAF, Co-chair of the ADP
Daniel REIFSNYDER, Co-chair of the ADP
Marcela MAIN, UNFCCC
Swiss perspective on ADP 2-8
Norbert BÄRLOCHER, Federal Office for Environment International Affairs, Switzerland
From COP20 to COP21
H.E. Luis Enrique CHÁVEZ BASAGOITIA, Permanent Representative of Peru to the to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
H.E. Nicolas NIEMTCHINOW, Permanent Representative of France to the to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
More information and documents
Accreditation for next week’s session has started on 5 February. A specific desk for the registration of this conference is available at the Palais des Nations (Pregny Gate).