The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference

The Bonn Climate Change Conference is less than two weeks away. The forty-sixth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 46) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 46) as well as the third part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-3) will take place from 8 to 18 May 2017, in Bonn, Germany. The conference will cover a range of issues related to climate change adaptation as well as loss and damage. The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a number of documents in preparation for the upcoming conference.

When: 8-18 May 2017
Where: Bonn, Germany
How to Register: This is a closed event.

Representatives from AGWA's Policy Group will take part in portions of the conference. Of particular interest is a session focused on the Nairobi Work Programme and Partners entitled "Ecosystems & water resources: Advancing action through knowledge." This event will take place on 15 May. The event aims to present key trends in adaptation addressing ecosystems and water resources, including ecosystem-based adaptation; facilitate a dialogue among Parties and non-Party stakeholders on countries’ needs and on collaborative actions to respond to these needs in scaling up adaptation action.

You can find out more by visiting the official conference website or by reading IISD's coverage of the upcoming events. On these pages you will find relevant documents, conference schedules, and other information.