Ex-ante Climate Finance information post-2020 (Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement)

 1st High-level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance under the CMA

Date: 8 November 2021
Time: 15:00 – 18:00 (UTC+1)
Venue: Cairn Gorm, Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Biennial In-session Workshop on Information to be provided by Parties in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement. Summary report by the secretariat

The secretariat was requested by the CMA to organize biennial in-session workshops, beginning the year after the submission of the first biennial communications, and to prepare a summary report on each workshop.
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Biennial In-session Workshop on Information to be provided by Parties in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement

Virtual event: 11 June 2021
Time: 15:00 – 17:00 (CEST)
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Compilation and synthesis of the first biennial communications in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement

The secretariat was requested by the CMA to prepare a compilation and synthesis of the information included in the biennial communications, starting in 2021. The document will be considered by CMA 3 and will inform the global stocktake.
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Biennial communications in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement

The CMA requested developed country Parties to submit biennial communications of indicative quantitative and qualitative information, as applicable, including, as available, on projected levels of public financial resources to be provided to developing country Parties, starting in 2020. Other Parties providing resources are encouraged to communicate biennially such information on a voluntary basis. The types of information to be provided are contained in the annex of the same decision.

The biennial submissions will be posted and recorded in a dedicated online portal. Furthermore, the secretariat will prepare a compilation and synthesis of the information included in the biennial communications, starting in 2021, with a view to informing the global stocktake, and for consideration by the CMA and the COP.

In 2023, at its sixth session, the CMA will consider updating the types of information contained in the annex, on the basis of the experiences and lessons learned by Parties in the preparation of their biennial communications.

 Party  Date of original submission  Biennial Communications (BCs)
 United States of America  3 November 2021  BC_USA
 Norway  26 February 2021  BC_Norway
 Japan  21 January 2021  BC_Japan
 Canada  18 January 2021  BC_Canada (English)
BC_Canada(French)
 Monaco  25 December 2020  BC_Monaco (French)
 Australia  22 December 2020  BC_Australia
 New Zealand  22 December 2020  BC_New Zealand
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  11 December 2020  BC_UK
 Switzerland  11 December 2020  BC_Switzerland
 European Union  24 November 2020  BC_EU

Biennial in-session workshops

By decision, paragraph 8, the CMA requested the secretariat to organize biennial in-session workshops, starting in 2021, and a summary report on each workshop, for consideration of the CMA and the COP.

Biennial high-level ministerial dialogues

The CMA, by decision 12/CMA.1, paragraph 11, requested the President of the CMA to convene biennially high-level ministerial dialogues on climate finance, to be informed, inter alia, by the summary reports on the in-session workshops, and the biennial communications. The CMA also requested the President of the CMA to summarize the deliberations of the high-level ministerial dialogues for consideration of the succeeding session CMA.

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