Responding to a growing crisis: LDC expectations for COP27
This briefing sets out the priorities of the least developed countries (LDCs) for COP27. At a time of political and economic upheaval, COP27 must focus global attention on the escalating climate crisis.
The LDC Group expects substantive progress: new and additional finance for addressing loss and damage and clarity on how the Santiago Network on Loss and Damage will operate and on the governance of the Warsaw International Mechanism. Adaptation must also be at the centre of COP27 negotiations. The LDCs expect actionable outcomes on the Global Goal for Adaptation and a plan for delivery of the COP26 commitment to at least double adaptation finance.
They will demand that developed countries deliver on their promises on climate finance and call on Parties to ensure that the global stocktake provides an honest assessment of progress — one that will compel governments to ramp up their plans for climate action.