The 48th sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 30 April to 10 May 2018. The Bonn Climate Change Conference will also include the fifth part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-5).
A series of mandated events will be held during the Conference. The tenth meeting of the research dialogue (RD 10) and an associated poster session will be held under the SBSTA. The seventh meeting of the Durban Forum on capacity-building and the sixth Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) Dialogue will take place under the SBI. The SBI will also convene the second meeting of the Paris Committee on Capacity-building (PCCB), Suva expert dialogue, gender dialogue and an in-session workshop on gender and climate change, and a workshop for facilitative sharing of views (FSV). A workshop on ways of enhancing the implementation of education, training, public awareness, public participation and public access to information so as to enhance actions under the Paris Agreement (ACE-PA workshop) will also be held under the SBI.
SBI/SBSTA joint events include a Technical Expert Meeting on Adaptation (TEM-A), a Technical Expert Meeting on Mitigation (TEM-M) and an in-forum training workshop on economic modelling. The TEM-A will be held under the theme ‘Adaptation Planning for Vulnerable Groups, Communities and Ecosystems.’ The TEM-M will address the topic ‘Industry – Implementation of Circular Economies and Industrial Waste Reuse and Prevention Solutions.’
You can read SDG Knowledge Hub coverage of the meeting here.
dates: 30 April – 10 May 2018
venue: World Conference Center Bonn
location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
contact: UNFCCC Secretariat
phone: (49-228) 815-1000
fax: (49-228) 815-1999