Background: Experts have called this year the most important one since agreeing to the Paris Agreement sin 2015. By December, UN negotiators are expected to have all the guidelines that will ensure the agreement finally comes to life.
As the Co-chair stated in the opening plenary, “Bangkok is our last stop before Katowice [COP24]…we can only succeed…if we all succeed together here now.”
The Co-chair isn’t wrong.
Bangkok is the last chance for countries to set the technical groundwork for the Paris Rulebook.
But there are still 9 more events that could help countries make progress on the Paris Goals.