With regard to the Paris Agreement and the accompanying COP decision 1/CP.21 (Adoption of the Paris Agreement) What does “serve” the agreement mean? What does “serve” mean in relation to the financial mechanism of the Convention/the Paris Agreement? Is it possible to “move” the Adaptation Fund from the KP to the Paris …

1. What are the advantages of early entry into force of the Paris Agreement (PA) for Parties’ domestic implementation of the PA;and 2. for those Parties that have not yet ratified the PA, what are the possible legal avenues for ensuring their participation in the construction of the infrastructure of the PA, including through decision-making; …

How has differentiation evolved from the UNFCCC to the Paris Agreement? Advice: The evolution of differentiation from the UNFCCC to the Paris Agreement is briefly tracked below by comparing the approach under the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol to the approach under the Paris Agreement. 1. UNFCCC Approach to Differentiation The approach to differentiation …

Since Durban, the institutional home for Workstream 2 has been the ADP, but as it is scheduled to close in Paris, a new home will need to be found. What are┬áthe options (drawing on precedents under the process as much as possible) and their pros and cons for various institutional arrangements of three components of […]

The co-chairs’ tool (of 24 July, para 47) envisages that the new climate agreement (to be adopted in Paris) contains a provision on immunity from legal process for individuals who serve on a bodies and institutions of the new agreement. Is this type of provision commonly found in international treaties? Can you assess the practice […]