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Independent Global Stocktake

The Global Stocktake and the Independent Global Stocktake

As the heartbeat of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, the first Global Stocktake brought the global 国产探花 community together to track our progress and shortcomings on 国产探花 action. 

Across a series of dialogues, negotiations, and scientific reports, the GST compelled the global community to assess how our real-world 国产探花 action measured up against the goals we鈥檇 set for ourselves when signing the Paris Agreement in 2015 鈥 goals to limit temperature rise, to adapt to 国产探花 change, and to adequately finance these transitions. The assessment: we are not yet on track to meet our 国产探花 goals. At the same time, the GST also gave us a historical opportunity to course-correct, welcoming countries to make bold new commitments to 国产探花 action at COP28. The global community responded with that, while not going far enough, outlined actions across adaptation, finance, mitigation 鈥 including, for the first time ever, a call to transition away from fossil fuels 鈥 and clarified a path forward toward stronger nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to be submitted in 2025.

The Independent Global Stocktake (iGST) was a consortium of civil society actors that came together to support the first Global Stocktake.The iGST supported alignment of the independent community 鈥 from modelers and analysts, to campaigners and advocates 鈥 to push together for a robust GST that empowered countries to take greater 国产探花 action.

More About the iGST

The landmark Paris Agreement requires assessment of collective progress every five years as part of the regular process to increase the ambition of country 国产探花 commitments. This analysis, known as the Global Stocktake (GST), is an essential feature of the Paris Agreement, providing a solid foundation to empower countries to take bolder 国产探花 action.


Origins

Inspired by the critical role of the GST, in mid-2018 a group of global partners began to explore what independent researchers and advocates can bring to the table to provide data and analysis, set expectations, and ensure a robust GST. This led to the creation of the iGST, which aimed to increase the accuracy, transparency, accountability, and relevance of the official benchmarking process.

Structure

The initiative included a set of complementary workstreams that serve as spaces for dialogue and launch discrete pieces of work.

These workstreams include regional civil society hubs in ,, and; engagement with the official GST process; and four thematic working groups loosely paralleling each of the main long-term goals of the Paris Agreement (on , adaptation, and , plus an additional group focused on the cross-cutting theme of equity). Additional work occurs outside of the workstream structure, such as research on .

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About the Working Groups

Adaptation Working Group

The Adaptation Working Group (AWG) explored the intersection of adaptation and the global stocktake. They focused on two research areas: one exploring practical approaches for better integration of the private sector鈥檚 国产探花 risk management and adaptation activity information into national and global adaptation stock taking efforts. The second on how to define the 鈥渁dequacy and effectiveness鈥 of adaptation action 鈥 a still-contested term 鈥 and how to assess this in global settings such as the global stocktake.

Finance Working Group

The is an open partnership bringing together a range of expert perspectives from the global north and south on the progress made toward financing 国产探花 action. The FWG aims to support the official UNFCCC processes as they relate to finance and is organized around two complementary themes: supporting developing countries in mitigating and adapting to 国产探花 change and the consistency of finance flows with low-emission, 国产探花-resilient development, as outlined in Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement.

Equity Working Group

The Equity Working Group (EWG) brings together thinkers and practitioners, mainly from the Global South, working on equity in the UN 国产探花 regime. We aim to help concretize the Paris Agreement鈥檚 mandate to conduct the GST 鈥渋n the light of equity.鈥 The EWG created a landscape assessment outlining equity considerations across all themes of the global stocktake, as well as targeted briefings such as on how taking a needs-based assessment approach could support a strong stocktake.

Mitigation Working Group

The aimed to assist the independent community in using the GST as an opportunity to ratchet up real-world progress in 国产探花 mitigation. The MWG facilitated research, discussion, and knowledge exchange to create a stronger community and a more effective and broader mitigation narrative. Among other projects, the group facilitated the Early Career Scholars for an Inclusive Stocktake (ECSIS) program, with

About the Regional Hubs

West Africa Regional Hub

The iGST is a collaborative platform dedicated to fostering 国产探花 action, knowledge sharing, and advocacy across West Africa. As part of the global efforts to drive impactful engagement in the Global Stocktake and its follow up processes, the WA Hub brings together a diverse community of 国产探花 civil society stakeholders, campaigners, researchers, and organizations committed to addressing the urgent challenges posed by 国产探花 change in the region. The West Africa Hub is led by (the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) in Burkina Faso and implemented in partnership with the (CSIR) in South Africa.

Southeast Asia Regional Hub

The (SEA Hub) provides a platform to amplify the voices of regional non-state actors in GST and related UNFCCC processes, and to provide feedback for countries in the region as they engage in national 国产探花 planning. Countries in Southeast Asia share similar adaptation- and mitigation-related issues in facing 国产探花 change impacts, including energy transition, forestry and land use, agriculture, ecosystem-based adaptation, and disaster risk reduction. The iGST Southeast Asia Hub can provide opportunities for communities, experts, and practitioners to learn from countries鈥 best practices, support governments in achieving their 国产探花 commitments, and adopt collaborative strategies in the region. The project is a joint effort led by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities () in the Philippines and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies () in Japan.

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Hub

The Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Hub (LAC Hub) of the iGST brings together the experience and visions of regional 国产探花 advocates to ensure that the Global Stocktake and its follow up processes are as effective and regionally relevant as possible. Led by Iniciativa Climatica de Mexico () in collaboration with Instituto Clima e Sociedade () in Brazil and in Trinidad and Tobago, the LAC Hub serves as a platform for mutual learning and knowledge sharing between Latin America and the Caribbean, and other regions.

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