Could a failure to comply with obligations related to the Transparency Framework under Article 13, Paris Agreement, be a trigger for action by the Compliance Committee under Article 15 ? Advice: The Paris Agreement does not provide for any explicit relationship between Article 13 (transparency framework) and Article 15 (compliance mechanism). There …

Can you clarify the new reporting requirements under Article 13 PA and the guidelines currently being developed in terms of information to be provided both in relation to actions taken (Article 13.5) and support received (Article 13.6) and their frequency? Advice: Introduction The Paris Agreement (PA) establishes a transparency framework (Art.13.1) …

Article 7 and the adaptation communication Background and introduction Article 7, paragraph 10 of the Paris Agreement (PA) states that “each party should, as appropriate, submit and update periodically an adaptation communication, which may include its priorities, implementation and support needs, plans, and actions, without creating any additional …

When does decision 1/CP.21 (in particular paras.90, 91, 97, 98) envisage the replacement of the current MRV system with the new transparency system under Art.13 of the Paris Agreement?  Can you explain what “shall build upon and eventually supersede” (in para.98 of 1/CP.21) means? Advice: 1.Replacement of MRV system COP decision 1/CP.21[1], …

Can you suggest options for a detailed ex post assessment of finance flows under Art.9.5 PA through linking Art.9.5 to the transparency framework and global stocktake of the Paris Agreement? Advice: A              Introduction In our view, Article 9.5 relates solely to the provision of ex ante information and so does not provide a mechanism …