3. FRAMING PRINCIPLES
Important framing principles to consider include:
• The urgent need for deep emission cuts this decade to close the
emissions gap in order to limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degree
Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
• Recognition of the need to urgently scale up mitigation ambition
and NDC implementation based on the best available scientific
• Recognition of the needs and special circumstances of developing
country parties, especially SIDS, that are especially vulnerable to
the impacts of climate change.
• Respect of national determination of pledges, no finger-pointing,
and providing a safe space for collaboration and mutual learning
of mitigation solutions between Parties.
Preamble should ensure the recollection of the principles of
the Paris Agreement and the Convention. Focus should also
be placed on the science. This includes:
• Reaffirming the long-term temperature goal set out in Article 2, paragraph
1(a), of the Paris Agreement.
• Reiterating that the impacts of climate change will be much lower at the
temperature increase of 1.5°C compared with 2°C.
• Stating the importance of being guided by the latest and best available
science, including the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.
• Reaffirming the need for accelerated action, based on the principles of
equity, common but differentiated responsibilities and respective
• Noting that developed country Parties should take the lead in
implementing the MWP.
The timely submission of summary reports, and relevant outputs, from Global
Dialogues (GD) and Investment focused events (IFE) to inform MWP decisions.
Improved planning to ensure greater linkages between the GDs and IFEs.
The inclusion of SIDS related topics on the agenda of the GDs and IFEs.
The inclusion of concrete case studies and replicable examples in MWP
related dialogues and events.
Agenda setting for enhanced focus on creating supportive enabling
environments at the national level.
•Financial and technical support and tools, policy incentives, and regulatory frameworks.
Strongly encourage the development and updating of economy wide
NDCs and LT-LEDS in line with the objectives of the MWP.
Note key findings of GDs and IFEs.
• E.g., The importance of sufficient investment, capacity building and policy support for
transition away from conventional energy infrastructure.
Provide a mandate for the implementation of actionable solutions to
address key barriers to just transition.
• Finance Access: Repurposing subsidies, fossil fuel and energy transition support, debt for
climate/nature swaps, etc.
• Cooperation for technology deployment and development: Pilot projects, alliances to
test technology solutions, removal of barriers for technology transfer to developing
• Capacity building: training programs to enhance skills for new job creation, investment in
job analysis and collection, promotion of inclusive policy making, etc.
Call for greater collaboration between private, public and NGOs to build
implementation-ready pathways that will allow energy-decision makers to:
• Triple renewable energy capacity by 2030.
• Remove financial incentives for fossil fuels subsidies.
• Scale grid investments.
• Improve and deploy solutions for SIDS and other climate vulnerable countries.
• Achieve emissions peaking and phase out of fossil fuels in line with IPCC’s 1.5˚C pathway.
• Quadruple investment in clean energy technology deployment to $4 trillion/year.
Provide a mandate to the MWP co-chairs to put improved focus on following a sectoral
approach to the dialogues.
• Power sector, transport, AFOLU, industry, buildings, energy efficiency etc.
• Approach should be informed by 1.50C compatible pathways.
Call for the drafting of technical information papers (by the UNFCCC) regarding the
topics discussed during the MWP mandated events (e.g., just energy transition,
transition in transport systems).
Synergies with other processes
Mandate the MWP co-chairs to explore mutually beneficial synergies with
other UNFCCC processes, thematic areas and work programs in agenda
•Select topics that complement and address gaps in the discussions of the JTWP and the GST
(and vise versa).
oParties should be encouraged to build on the MWP by discussing issues under other process
such as the GST.
oMWP in 2024 should be responsive to the GST outcome.
•Select topics and support the implementation of complimentary thematic areas under
negotiation. E.g., creating an enabling environment for the effective implementation of article 5
(sinks and reservoirs) and article 6 (market and non-market approaches) of the Paris
•Consider the format and technical reports of other dialogues and processes in an effort to
improve the MWP processes.
Invite parties to announce key pledges and initiatives at the HL-MRT in
response to the outputs of the GD and IFEs.