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What exactly are ‘common time frames’ for NDCs? While there is little doubt that the communality in question refers to NDCs and thus to Parties of the Paris Agreement, it is not self-evident what exactly the term ‘time frame’ refers to. So, it may be most fruitful to begin by looking at the options for (common) time frames, in order to be able to proceed with evaluating their usefulness in a meaningful manner.

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A proposal to establish a similarly structured trans-national Western Climate Fund to receive contributions for the multilateral funds of the Paris Agreement, in particular the LDCF, from States and Provinces in or around the Western Climate Initiative (WCI).

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LDC Chair Gebru Jember Endalew writes: "Dear Governor Brown, As Chair of the UNFCCC Group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs), I would like to bring to your attention a proposal for a Fund to collect contributions for multilateral climate finance, in particular for the United Nations LDC Fund, from States and Provinces in or around the Western Climate Initiative... ."

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Submission on Common Timeframes for NDCs by TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO AND BELIZE 

 

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Struggling to keep up with the loss and damage discussions under the UNFCCC? This ecbi Pocket Guide takes you through the basics, including definitions of the various kinds of losses and damages caused by climate change; the history of the loss and damage negotiations under the UNFCCC; the challenges faced in the negotiations; and the focus of the negotiations in the near future.  

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Erin Roberts and Sumaya Ahmed Zakieldeen
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March 2018

Quelle a été la contribution de la CCNUCC aux questions de genre? Elle a notamment adopté un Plan d'Action pour l'Egalité des sexes en 2017. Celui-ci est abordé dans la version mise à jour du Guide de poche. Découvrez comment le genre a été traité dans le processus de la CCNUCC et les liens établis avec le genre à travers les différentes thématiques (telles que l'atténuation, l'adaptation, la mise au point et le transfert de technologies) et éléments (tels que les contributions déterminées au niveau national) des négociations.

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Bridget Burns, with inputs from Anju Sharma, Laura Hall, Vera Zhou and Stella Gama
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March 2018

What has the UNFCCC ever done for gender? Adopted a gender action plan in 2017, for one. This updated version of the Pocket Guide also covers the new action plan. Read all about how gender has been addressed in the UNFCCC process, and about gender linkages across the different themes (such as mitigation, adaptation, technology development and transfer) and elements (such as the nationally determined contributions) of the negotiations. 

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Bridget Burns, with inputs from Anju Sharma, Laura Hall, Vera Zhou and Stella Gama
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February 2018

A Brief History

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A Brief History

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A Brief History

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