Leaders at the COP26 Climate Summit are still discussing crucial issues, one of which is Article 6. Indonesia really hopes that negotiations will be completed in the second week before the end of COP26 which will take place in Glasgow, Scotland.
"COP26 is important because this is the time when countries can finish negotiations to get the Paris Rules Book, even though it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic," said the Director General of Climate Change Control (PPI) as Head of the Indonesian Delegation at COP26, Laksmi Dwanthi, on the sidelines of the conference, Tuesday local time.
Laksmi explained Article 6 is about the mechanism of cooperation and not only carbon trading. Article 6 is one of the keys to supporting NDC targeting efforts. Article 6 is one among eight agendas that have been discussed in the first week.
"So the direction is more towards achieving the NDC target. Of course we will fight for Indonesia's position so that the benefits of the COP26 results in Glasgow support what we have planned and prepared for regulations in Indonesia," she said.
This story was originally published in VIVA.co.id in Bahasa Indonesia on November 10, 2021. It was produced as part of the 2021 Climate Change Media Partnership, a journalism fellowship organized by Internews' Earth Journalism Network and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security.
Banner image: Banners at a protest at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow / Credit: April 'Ochi' Rochimawati.