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Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cma 1 Paris Agreement

COP 15 took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 7 to 18 December 2009. The overall objective of the UN climate change conference cop 15/CMP 5 in Denmark was to conclude an ambitious global climate agreement from 2012, when the first commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol will expire. However, on November 14, 2009, the New York Times reported that “President Obama and other heads of state and government around the world have decided to abandon the difficult task of reaching an agreement on climate change… instead of deciding to make the Copenhagen conference the task of reaching a less specific “politically binding” agreement, which would ask the most difficult questions to come. [26] Ministers and officials from 192 countries attended the Copenhagen meeting and many civil society organizations participated. Given that many annex 1 industrialized countries are reluctant to meet the obligations of the Kyoto Protocol, much of the diplomatic work that forms the basis of a post-Kyoto agreement has been completed up to COP15. Negotiations on COP 6 resumed from 17 to 27 July 2001 in Bonn, Germany, with little progress in resolving disputes that had led to a deadlock in The Hague. However, this meeting took place after George W. Bush became President of the United States and rejected the Kyoto Protocol in March 2001; As a result, at that meeting, the United States delegation refused to participate in the protocol negotiations and decided to play the role of observer at the meeting.

While the other parties were negotiating key issues, agreement was reached on most important political issues, much to the surprise of most observers, given the lack of expectations that preceded the meeting. The agreements included: COP 4 was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in November 1998. The outstanding issues were expected to be closed in Kyoto at that meeting. However, the complexity and difficulty of reaching agreement on these issues proved insurmountable and the parties adopted a two-year “action plan” to advance efforts and develop mechanisms for implementing the Kyoto Protocol, which is expected to be finalized by the year 2000.