The Talanoa Dialogue was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23) in November 2017. It invites parties and civil society stakeholders to engage in collective efforts to limit the rise in global average temperatures in line with the Paris Agreement. While the process focuses on sharing ideas and experience, it may also influence the formal negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement. This briefing reviews the discussions to date and considers the possible procedural and substantive linkages as well as their possible impact.
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Date produced: 22/10/2018