UN Climate Change
In recent informal ministerial consultations, Eastern Europe States expressed their full support to the ongoing preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference that will take place in Bonn, Germany, on 6-17 November 2017.
The ministers and other high level representatives of the member countries of the UN regional group of Eastern Europe States met on 27-29 April in Piła, Poland. The participants discussed the forthcoming UNFCCC Conferences of the Parties, the current state of negotiations and what role should be played by the group, both now and in the future, in demonstrating individual and collaborative climate action.
The participants welcomed the preparations of the Government of Fiji to preside over this year COP23/CMP13/CMA1-2, and also appreciates the assistance the government of Germany has been continuously providing to the COP23.
"We strongly believe that the COP23 will result in a number of milestone conclusions leading to the successful adoption of the implementation package for Paris Agreement at the COP24/CMP14/CMA1-3 in 2018.", the group said in a communication issued after the meeting.
The meeting was attended by the representatives of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine. The Communication is also supported by Russian Federation and Serbia.
To read the full communication, click here.