COP23: Biennial Update Report

By: Steve Kwatcho Kengdo Parallel to informal consultations of the meetings and protocol bodies of the convention where we had limited access, the workshop for the facilitative sharing of views (FSV) under the international consultation and analysis (ICA) process for developing country Parties was organized under the Subsidiary Body of Implementation (SBI) at this 47th […]

COP23: Summary of the first week from an African perspective

By: Steve Kwatcho Kengdo “Negotiations are important, but action is more important” – Salaheddine Mezouar, COP22 President The first week of the conference was marked by the presence of several African countries which share together the urgent need of implementing the Paris Agreement. Besides participating individually to main plenary meetings and informal consultations during meetings […]

COP23: “Leave the coal in the hole”

By: Steve Kwatcho Kengdo The meeting of the convention and protocol bodies , namely the Conference of the Parties (COP), Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP); Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA); Subsidiary Body for […]