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Cont…. Marrakesh Accords:
● The Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF): this fund will finance projects relating to: capacity building; adaptation; technology transfer; climate change mitigation; and economic diversification for countries that are highly dependent on income from fossil fuels. ● Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF): this fund will support a special work program to
assist LDCs. Institutions of The UNFCCC
Institutions Conference of the Parties (CoP)
The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the ‘Supreme Body’ of the Convention, i.e. its highest decisionmaking authority
The COP has met annually since 1995, a year after the Convention came into force. It reviews the implementation of the Convention, adopts decisions to further develop the Convention’s rules, and can negotiate substantive new commitments. Cont…Institutions of The UNFCCC
Cont…Institutions The Subsidiary Bodies: There are two permanent subsidiary bodies to the COP
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) is responsible for providing advice to the COP on scientific, technological and methodological issues
The Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) oversees assessment and review of the Convention’s implementation, including the analysis of national communications submitted by Parties, liaison with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and financial and administrative issues. Cont…Institutions of The UNFCCC
In addition to the two standing subsidiary bodies, the COP can form ad hoc subsidiary bodies to carry our specific tasks. All Parties to the UNFCCC are also members of these ad hoc groups. For example, the Kyoto Protocol was negotiated by the Ad Hoc Group on the Berlin Mandate (AGBM). During its two year existence, the AGBM met more frequently than SBSTA and SBI, and was the main focus of UNFCCC activity. [AWGLCA and AWGKP]
Secretariat Compliance Procedure
Compliance UNFCCC (1992) does not contain any firm targets. Voluntary compliance procedure to the commi...
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