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Ratification Of Multilateral Climate Agreement Gives Boost To Delivering Agreed Climate Pledges

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 8:38 am | UNFCCC

The Doha Amendment, which established the Kyoto Protocol’s second commitment period in 2012, is set to enter into force, signaling the willingness of the international community to deliver on key climate pledges and to tackle climate change through ... More >>

New Online Platform Is Key Resource For Green Recovery Measures, NDCs

Friday, 4 September 2020, 8:30 am | UNFCCC

A new online platform on sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 has been launched by the Government of Japan with support from UN Climate Change. The new platform, called “Platform for Redesign 2020”, is a hub that collates countries’ ... More >>

COP Bureau Reschedules UNFCCC Subsidiary Body Meetings To 2021

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 6:58 am | UNFCCC

At a virtual meeting yesterday, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC decided to postpone the UN Climate Change meetings of the Subsidiary Bodies (SB52) until next year. The meetings are to take place in the World Conference Centre ... More >>

UN, Google Arts & Culture Announce 'Heartbeat Of The Earth' - An Artistic Take On Climate Data

Saturday, 6 June 2020, 8:11 am | UNFCCC

On World Environment Day (June 5), UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Google Arts & Culture Lab residency program announce “Heartbeat of the Earth”, a series of experimental artworks inspired by climate data. Five artists—Cristina ... More >>

Cities, Regions And Businesses Race To Zero Emissions

Saturday, 6 June 2020, 8:02 am | UNFCCC

To mark World Environment Day, a vast and unlikely alliance of investors, activists, cities and corporates is gathering virtually for the launch of Race to Zero, the global campaign to mobilise leadership and support for a healthy, resilient, zero ... More >>

Governments Commit To Take Forward Vital Work To Tackle Climate Change In 2020

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 7:54 am | UNFCCC

At a virtual meeting today, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC committed to take forward crucial work to tackle climate change under the umbrella of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), despite the COVID-19 crisis. ... More >>

COP26 UN Climate Change Conference Postponed Due To COVID-19

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 9:41 am | UNFCCC

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19. This decision has been taken by the COP Bureau of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), with the UK ... More >>

UN Climate Change Secretariat Has New Organizational Structure

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 8:59 am | UNFCCC

Effective today, the UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat is operating according to a new structure, as part of an organizational change initiative to overhaul the secretariat as the UN lead entity supporting the intergovernmental Climate Change ... More >>

Information On The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Implications For Meetings In Bonn

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 12:35 pm | UNFCCC

Notification to Parties and Observer Organizations by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa   Read the notification in English , Spanish and French I would like to inform Parties, observer States and Observer Organizations that after ... More >>

Africa Climate Week In Kampala Postponed

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 12:33 pm | UNFCCC

Bonn, 6 March 2020 -The UN Climate Change secretariat, in close collaboration with all the other organizing partners, has decided to put Africa Climate Week in Kampala on hold. This is to ensure the health and safety of all participants in light of ... More >>

High-Level Climate Champions To Drive Action At Africa Climate Week In Kampala

Friday, 21 February 2020, 10:35 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 20 February 2020 – Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Muñoz - the High-Level Champions for Climate Action of the COP26 and COP25 Presidencies respectively - have confirmed their participation for Africa Climate Week, taking place April ... More >>

Dates Shifted for Africa Climate Week in Kampala

Saturday, 1 February 2020, 11:33 am | UNFCCC

Bonn/Kampala, 31 January 2020 - In consultation with the secretariat of UN Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Republic of Uganda has decided to move the dates of the upcoming Africa Climate Week to 20 to 24 April 2020. The new dates take advantage of the G77 ... More >>

COP25 Launchpad for Significantly more Climate Ambition

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 10:46 am | UNFCCC

COP25 to Be the Launchpad for Significantly more Climate Ambition Bonn/ Madrid, 29 November 2019 – As the global climate emergency intensifies and greenhouse gas emissions continue to grow, governments will gather in Madrid for the UN Climate ... More >>

COP25 Will Take Place in Madrid from 2 to 13 December 2019

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 11:50 am | UNFCCC

We are pleased to announce the COP Bureau has agreed that COP25 will take place from 2-13 December in IFEMA - Feria de Madrid in Madrid, Spain. More >>

Climate Action Portal Registers 28 Initiatiatives

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 8:21 am | UNFCCC

23 September, New York – The Global Climate Action portal has captured the 28 new initiatives that are being presented today to United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, at the Climate Action Summit. These have been developed specifically ... More >>

Winners of 2019 Global Youth Video Competition

Sunday, 22 September 2019, 1:18 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change Media Alert: Winners of 2019 Global Youth Video Competition Announced - Videos Show Inspiring Stories of Local Climate Action https://unfccc.int/news/winners-of-2019-global-youth-video-competition-announced New York, 21 September 2019 – Young people from Portugal, Brazil and the United ... More >>

Participants Prepare for Bangkok Asia-Pacific Climate Week

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 8:10 am | UNFCCC

26 August 2019 —Participants from all over the world are preparing to attend Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 (APCW 2019, 2-6 September) in Bangkok, where they will discuss ways to raise regional and global ambition to tackle climate change. More >>

New UN Report Shines Light on Trends in Climate Action

Saturday, 10 August 2019, 11:23 am | UNFCCC

9 August 2019 – Less than two months ahead of a key September 23 UN Climate Action Summit in New York, a report published by UN Climate Change provides insights into action taken by governments to address climate change, presenting a wealth of knowledge ... More >>

IRENA and UN Climate Change Join Forces

Friday, 2 August 2019, 8:36 am | UNFCCC

Bonn, 1 August 2019 - The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. More >>

New Online Report: Visualising Global Climate Action

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:41 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 31 July 2019 - The UN Climate Change secretariat’s Momentum for Change initiative has released an interactive, online report, showcasing shining examples of diverse climate solutions from around the world. The report tells the ... More >>