Workplan of the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures and its Katowice Committee of Experts on the Impacts of the Implementation of Response Measures

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Workplan of the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures and its Katowice Committee of Experts on the Impacts of the Implementation of Response Measures

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Annex I

Rules of procedure of the Katowice Committee on Impacts 

III. Members 

Groups are encouraged to nominate members taking into account the goal of achieving a gender balance

 

Annex II

Workplan of the forum on the impacts of the implementation of response measures and its Katowice Committee of Experts on the impacts of the implementation of response measures

Provide capacity building to chairs and members of UNFCCC constituted bodies and technical teams of the secretariat on how to integrate gender considerations into their respective areas of work and on meeting the goal of gender balance (Decision 3/CP.23

Identify and assess the impacts of the implementation of response measures taking into account inter-generational equity, gender considerations and the needs of local communities, indigenous peoples, youth and other people in vulnerable situations.  

Elaborated language

The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement, the Conference of the Parties, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol,

Recalling decisions 7/CMA.1, 3/CMP.14 and 7/CP.24,

1. Welcome the annual report of the Katowice Committee of Experts on the Impacts of the Implementation of Response Measures and its progress in supporting the work of the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures;  

2. Adopt the rules of procedure of the Katowice Committee on Impacts as contained in annex I;

3. Adopt the workplan of the forum and its Katowice Committee on Impacts as contained in annex II;

4. Decide that the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures, in the context of the implementation of the workplan, may consider, as needed, additional modalities for the workplan activities, consistent with the modalities identified in 7/CMA.1, and recommend such additional modalities for the workplan for consideration and adoption by the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice;

5. Recall paragraph 12 of decision 7/CMA.1, which provides that the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures shall provide recommendations for consideration by the subsidiary bodies with a view to the subsidiary bodies recommending actions to the Conference of the Parties, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement for consideration and adoption;

6. Request the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures to continue considering the Katowice Committee on Impacts first annual report, including the recommendations and considerations contained therein at the fifty-sixth sessions of the subsidiary bodies (June 2022) with a view to providing recommendations for consideration and adoption by the Conference of the Parties, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol during the next session;

7. Also request the secretariat to support the implementation of the workplan of the forum and its Katowice Committee on Impacts referred to in paragraph 3 above;

8. Take note of the estimated budgetary implications of the activities to be undertaken by the secretariat referred to in paragraph 3 above; 9. Request that the actions of the secretariat called for in these decisions be undertaken subject to the availability of financial resources. 

 

Annex I

Rules of procedure of the Katowice Committee on Impacts

I. Scope

1. These rules of procedure shall apply to the KCI in accordance with decision 7/CMA.1 and its annex.

II. Mandate

2. The CMA, by decision 7/CMA.1, decided to establish the KCI to support the work of the forum in implementing its work programme and operating in accordance with the terms of reference contained in the annex to that decision.

3. The forum and the KCI may use the following modalities, as appropriate and as decided on a case-by-case basis, to carry out the work programme of the forum:

(a) Building awareness and enhancing information-sharing through the exchange and sharing of experience and best practices;

(b) Preparing technical papers, case studies, specific examples and guidelines;

(c) Receiving inputs from experts, practitioners and relevant organizations; (d) Organizing workshops.

III. Members

4. The CMA, by decision 7/CMA.1, decided that the KCI shall be composed of 14 members, of which:

(a) Two members from each of the five United Nations regional groups;

(b) One member from the least developed countries;

(c) One member from the small island developing States;

(d) Two members from relevant intergovernmental organizations. 

5. By the same decision, the CMA also decided that members shall be nominated by their respective groups. Groups are encouraged to nominate members taking into account the goal of achieving a gender balance. The Chairs of the SBSTA and the SBI shall be notified of these appointments.

6. The CMA also decided that members shall serve in their expert capacity and should have relevant qualifications and expertise in the technical and socioeconomic fields related to the areas of the work programme of the forum. 

7. Further, the CMA decided that members shall serve a term of two years and be eligible to serve a maximum of two consecutive terms in office. 

8. The term of office of a member shall commence at the first meeting of the KCI in the calendar year of their appointment and end immediately before the first meeting of the KCI in the calendar year after their second calendar year in office.

9. If a member of the KCI resigns or is otherwise unable to complete the assigned term of office or to perform the functions of that office, the KCI shall request the group that nominated the member to nominate another member for the remainder of the unexpired term, in which case the appointment shall count as one term. In such a case, the KCI shall notify the Chairs of the SBSTA and the SBI.

10. If a member is unable to participate in two consecutive meetings of the KCI or unable to perform the functions and tasks set by the KCI, the Co-Chairs of the KCI will bring this matter to the attention of the KCI and seek clarification from the group that nominated that member on the status of their membership. 

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Annex II

Workplan of the forum on the impacts of the implementation of response measures and its Katowice Committee of Experts on the impacts of the implementation of response measures

Recalling Para 12, of the decision 7/CMA.1 the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures shall provide recommendations for consideration by the subsidiary bodies with a view to the subsidiary bodies recommending actions to the Conference of the Parties, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement for consideration and adoption

Recalling Para 4(j) Annex of decision 7/CMA.1 Members of the KCI shall prepare an annual report for the forum to consider with the view to making recommendations to the Conference of the Parties, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement.

Recalling Para 5 Annex of Decision 7/CMA.1 The forum and KCI may use the following modalities, as appropriate and as decided on a case-by-case basis, in order to carry out the work programme of the forum:

(a) Building awareness and enhancing information-sharing through the exchange and sharing of experience and best practices;

(b) Preparing technical papers, case studies, concrete examples and guidelines;

(c) Receiving input from experts, practitioners and relevant organizations;

(d) Organizing workshops.

Recalling that the Subsidiary Bodies are requested to conduct a mid-term review of the work plan of the forum.

Recalling paragraph 9 of decision 7/CMA.1 which decided that the forum shall develop and recommend a six-year workplan in line with the forums functions, work programme and modalities taking into account relevant policy issues of concern to Parties. 

# Activity Estimated Timeline Responsible Actor Modalities/Outputs
a Provide capacity building to chairs and members of UNFCCC constituted bodies and technical teams of the secretariat on how to integrate gender considerations into their respective areas of work and on meeting the goal of gender balance (Decision 3/CP.23 SB 52  KCI Workshop
9.  Identify and assess the impacts of the implementation of response measures taking into account inter-generational equity, gender considerations and the needs of local communities, indigenous peoples, youth and other people in vulnerable situations.   SB 56 and 62

KCI

Forum

Input from experts, practitioners and relevant organizations

Technical paper

Exchange and sharing of experience and best practices 

Input from experts, practitioners and relevant organizations

In-session workshop 

 

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