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Progress and Compromise in AWA LCA

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Guatamala is ready to adopt this document. I wonder when we are going to stop talking and start taking decisons? We are not ready to lose on on this opportunity.Colombia considers this document in a...

Bolivia in AWA LCA

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Bolivia in Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWA LCA). Bolivia:  We want to make it clear that we do not find this text reflects our concerns. The document was not prepared at the...

More Notes on Bolivia Blocking in the Working Group

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - It wasn't clear in my notes that the first two interventions from Bolivia in the Working Group (WG) were from a young woman. The final intervention, "not a reservation" came from the minister.  So...

Bolivia Blocking in the Working Group

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Bolivia is blocking in the Working Group for the Kyoto Protocol(KP) document. Bolivia: We have expressed our concern. We are concerned about the pledge system.  We have strong reservations about the...

More speakers at 23:25 and Adjournment

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - .... Indonesia, Zambia, Chile,Brazil, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Timor Leste, Tanzania and last Kuwait Indonesia: There is an urgency to move forward . Support the text.Zambia: Thank you for...

Algeria, India, Colombia, Ecuador

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Algeria spoke in favour of the text as the coordinator of the African Group. India:Minister Ramesh, the great Mexican leader said the challenge for Mexico was to be too close to its northern neighbor...

Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Japan

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Tajikistan:Thanks for helping a small delegation to participate meaningfully. You have restored our faith in this process. For us the key issue is financing and technology transfer.  The text on...

Philippines, Kenya, Costa Rica, China, Pakistan

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Philippines: Sometimes over two weeks, with meetings delayed and missed buses, it made me wonder if the sun would ever shine at the Moon Palace.(The building we are in is a tourist resort called Moon...

United States & UAE

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - United States: Todd Stern (great laughter as the camera cannot track Stern's face, hidden behind the diplomat in the row ahead. They have shifted camera angles)Thanks for all your work, colleagues...

22:30 More Speakers: EU, Turkey, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Guyana

Friday, 10 Dec 2010 - Connie Hedegaard on behalf of EU. (She who ran the Copenhagen talks as Min of Env for Denmark, now climate negotiator for the EU). We have taken substantial new steps. We applaud the skilful and...