Global Stocktake Explainer

Briefing paper

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Date produced: 28/11/2023

This explainer on the Global Stocktake process will be of use to those negotiators new to the topic or those that need a refresher. In addition, a separate 2-page to this explainer specifically looks at the process of the first GST taking place at COP28, providing, among others, a visual summary of the 17 key findings of the GST Technical Dialogue and a snapshot of Parties’ views on possible outputs (based on the secretariat’s Synthesis Report of October).