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CMP from Bella Centre

G77 and China make it clear that they want the leaders to consider only those drafts, which have been negotiated by parties. 

 
Last Updated: Monday 02 December 2019

G77 and China make it clear that they want the leaders to consider only those drafts, which have been negotiated by parties. This will be the democratic process. The COP President, Danish PM agrees. Sets up two working groups, for LCA and KP, both chaired by Connie to finalise drafts. G 77 and China say that work on KP must proceed first and if both groups are to meet simultaneously then we need two co-chairs. Danish PM says KP will start first. At 1 pm.

He adds the following (clearly to get his government off the hook and build pressure on who is responsible for failure)

a. We it as our role as presidency to build bridges to forge a deal and to put most sensitive issues on the table. We have pursued a strategy of transparency for urgent actions, remain deeply concerned and this is what the world expects and science demands.

b. Yesterday we announced two texts to build consensus. We found this was not possible. Now the conference at critical juncture. We will now rely on parties to take extra step to make deal. For the sake of citizens from across the world.

We have identified make or break issues. In the next 36 hours, most impressive decision making power will be joining us. They will be eager to provide impetus to this work.

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