Lesson 5 Assessment. Process Of Climate Climate Change Negotiations.

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Lesson 5 Assessment. Process of Climate Climate Change Negotiations.


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  • 1. 

    Normally the COP lasts for the period of 

    • A.

      1 day

    • B.

      1 week

    • C.

      2 weeks

    • D.

      3 weeks

    • E.

      1 month

    Correct Answer
    C. 2 weeks
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 weeks because the term "COP" refers to the Conference of Parties, which is an annual meeting where countries that are part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) gather to discuss and negotiate climate policies. The COP typically lasts for two weeks, during which time various discussions, negotiations, and decision-making processes take place.

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  • 2. 

    All documents in circulation during COP are written in all six official UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because not all documents in circulation during COP (Conference of the Parties) are written in all six official UN languages. While it is true that these languages are used for official UN documents, it does not necessarily mean that all documents during COP are available in all six languages. The availability of translations may vary depending on the specific document and the resources allocated for translation.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following are permanent subsidiary bodies under the convention?

    • A.

      SBSTA

    • B.

      ADP

    • C.

      SBI

    • D.

      AWG-KP

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. SBSTA
    C. SBI
    Explanation
    SBSTA and SBI are permanent subsidiary bodies under the convention. SBSTA stands for Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice, which provides advice on scientific and technological matters to support the implementation of the convention. SBI stands for Subsidiary Body for Implementation, which supports the implementation of the convention by considering various issues related to finance, capacity-building, and technology transfer. ADP and AWG-KP are not permanent subsidiary bodies but rather ad hoc working groups established under the convention.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following are Kyoto Protocol Bodies?

    • A.

      Compliance Committee

    • B.

      ADP

    • C.

      Subsidiary Body on Implementation

    • D.

      Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee

    • E.

      Adaptation Fund Board

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Compliance Committee
    D. Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee
    E. Adaptation Fund Board
    Explanation
    The Kyoto Protocol Bodies are entities that were established under the Kyoto Protocol to oversee its implementation and ensure compliance with its provisions. The Compliance Committee is responsible for reviewing the compliance of Parties with their obligations under the Protocol. The Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee oversees the implementation of joint implementation projects between Parties. The Adaptation Fund Board manages the Adaptation Fund, which provides financial support to developing countries to help them adapt to the impacts of climate change. ADP (Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action) is not a Kyoto Protocol Body, but rather a subsidiary body under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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  • 5. 

    This Body was established to develop a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties in order to adopt it at the twenty-first session of the COP and for it to come into effect and be implemented from 2020.

    • A.

      AWG-KP

    • B.

      SBI

    • C.

      ADP

    • D.

      AWG-LCA

    • E.

      TEC

    Correct Answer
    C. ADP
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ADP. The ADP stands for the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement. It was established to develop a protocol, legal instrument, or agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties. This agreement would be adopted at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and come into effect and be implemented from 2020. The ADP played a crucial role in the negotiation and development of the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in 2015.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not a traditional regional group of the UN?

    • A.

      African States

    • B.

      Eastern European States

    • C.

      European Union

    • D.

      Latin American and the Caribbean States

    • E.

      Asian States

    Correct Answer
    C. European Union
    Explanation
    The European Union is not a traditional regional group of the UN because it is a supranational organization consisting of member states from Europe, rather than being a regional group based on geographical location like the other options. The European Union has its own political and economic integration, separate from the UN regional groups.

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  • 7. 

    This negotiation group group overlaps with many smaller groupings of developing countries such as the African UN regional Group, the Alliance of Small Island States and the group of Least Developed Countries.

    • A.

      Umbrella

    • B.

      CACAM

    • C.

      G77+China

    • D.

      League of Arab States

    • E.

      OPEC

    Correct Answer
    C. G77+China
    Explanation
    The G77+China is the correct answer because it is a negotiation group that includes many smaller groupings of developing countries such as the African UN regional Group, the Alliance of Small Island States, and the group of Least Developed Countries. These smaller groups come together under the umbrella of G77+China to collectively negotiate and advocate for their interests in international forums and organizations.

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  • 8. 

    Other meetings outside the COP, which influence the decisions adopted at COP include

    • A.

      Meetings of Permanent Subsidiary Bodies

    • B.

      Meetings of NGOs

    • C.

      Meetings of IPCC scientific body

    • D.

      Meetings of Working Groups under the Convention and Kyoto Protocol

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Meetings of Permanent Subsidiary Bodies
    D. Meetings of Working Groups under the Convention and Kyoto Protocol
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes two types of meetings that influence the decisions adopted at COP: Meetings of Permanent Subsidiary Bodies and Meetings of Working Groups under the Convention and Kyoto Protocol. Permanent Subsidiary Bodies are established to support the work of the COP and provide advice on specific issues. Working Groups under the Convention and Kyoto Protocol are responsible for developing and reviewing the implementation of the agreements. Both types of meetings involve discussions and collaborations that shape the decisions made at COP.

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  • 9. 

    The following broad groups of stakeholders usually participate in COP meetings:

    • A.

      Parties and Groups of Parties

    • B.

      Secretariat

    • C.

      NGOs

    • D.

      Media

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Parties and Groups of Parties
    B. Secretariat
    C. NGOs
    D. Media
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the four broad groups of stakeholders that typically participate in COP meetings: Parties and Groups of Parties, Secretariat, NGOs, and Media. Parties and Groups of Parties refer to the countries and their representatives who are involved in the negotiations and decision-making process. The Secretariat refers to the administrative body that supports the COP meetings and ensures their smooth functioning. NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) are independent organizations that participate in COP meetings to provide expertise, advocacy, and represent civil society interests. Media includes journalists and reporters who cover the COP meetings and communicate the outcomes to the public.

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  • 10. 

    The UNFCCC ... provides organizational support and technical expertise to the UNFCCC negotiations and institutions and facilitates the flow of authoritative information on the implementation of the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol.

    Correct Answer(s)
    secretariat
    Explanation
    The secretariat of the UNFCCC is responsible for providing organizational support and technical expertise to the negotiations and institutions of the UNFCCC. It also plays a crucial role in facilitating the flow of authoritative information on the implementation of the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol. The secretariat acts as a central coordinating body, ensuring effective communication and cooperation among the parties involved in the climate change negotiations.

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