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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 >>

Asia-Pacific Climate Week Gears Up to Boost Climate Ambition

Friday, 5 July 2019, 9:15 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 4 July 2019 — Seizing the opportunity of the incredible momentum of climate action, and Asia-Pacific countries being at the forefront of innovation to tackle the climate crisis, the upcoming Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 ... More >>

UN Climate Chief Urges Action on Climate Emergency

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:32 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News — UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, sent out very clear signals for more ambitious climate action at the start of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn ( SB50 ). She described the current situation ... More >>

Governments Prepare to Respond to Calls for Climate Ambition

Friday, 14 June 2019, 8:21 am | UNFCCC

Bonn, 13 June 2019 – Set at the mid-point of a crucial year during which accelerated global climate action is both urgent and essential, governments are meeting in Bonn from 17 to 27 June to make progress on several items central to climate change negotiations. More >>

Korea Global Adaptation Week Accelerates Progress

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 10:53 am | UNFCCC

Korea Global Adaptation Week wrapped up today in Songdo, Republic of Korea, with over 400 experts and leaders identifying innovative ways to raise ambition to build resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change and the presentation of new ... More >>

African Policymakers Highlight Opportunities of Climate Plan

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:20 pm | UNFCCC

Africa Climate Week formally closed today, concluding a five-day programme of events in Accra – all of which have been hosted by the Government of the Republic of Ghana in the city’s International Conference Center. At the summary event, speakers presented ... More >>

UNFCCC 25th: Climate Action is More Urgent than Ever

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:20 am | UNFCCC

Today marks a special day in the history of global climate action: It marks the day when the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) first came into force. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the entry into force, Patricia Espinosa, UN ... More >>

 

 

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