COP 23 takes place from 6 to 17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany and is presided by Fiji. The main objectives of this years’ COP is to further clarify the enabling framework that will make Paris Agreement operational, to assess the support needed for nations in achieving their climate goals, and to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement. During the COP 23 many stakeholders (i.a. EU, States, and Regions & Cities) organise variety of side-events on the themes such as: carbon pricing, greenhouse gas emissions’ neutrality or low carbon Europe in 2050.
The European Parliament, on 4 October, adopted a Resolution on the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, in which MEPs call on the EU leaders to implement the Paris Agreement with EU legislation and ratchet up the EU goals and policy instruments.