UNFCCC – COP Series

Bringing you news, information and snippets on everything about the UNFCCC Conference of Parties

June Climate Meetings Take Modest Steps Forward; Steep Mountain Still to Climb Ahead of COP29

The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded today after two weeks of intensive work across a range of issues where progress is needed on the path to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP29) this November in Baku, Azerbaijan. “We’ve taken modest…

The Board of the Fund for Responding to Loss and Damage Holds Historic First Meeting

The Board of the fund for responding to loss and damage wrapped up its historic first meeting in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, last week. The meeting marks a significant step forward for the fund, which was operationalized at the…

Road to COP29: Highest Climate Ambitions Needed to Decarbonize World

by Cecilia Russell (Nairobi)   The road to COP29 has begun in earnest in the backdrop of a global climate report indicating that not only was 2023 the warmest year in a 174-year climate record, it was the warmest by…

UNFCCC: From Vision to Reality, Getting the Job Done, says Simon Stiell

The following is a speech delivered by UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Simon Stiell at ADA University on 2 February 2024 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The speech previews the key issues and actions needed in the crucial years ahead, building on progress…

Coalition of CSOs host Post COP28 review; insist on better engagements for increased takeaways

The Coalition for Socio-Ecological Transformation (COSET) and partners in Abuja on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at a forum tagged “Post COP28 – Reviews and Lessons Learnt” undertook an analysis of engagements, positions and decisions from the 28th Session of the…

Parties Will Decide the Future of the Gender Agenda in the UN Climate Change Process This Year

In line with the COP28 decision on gender, Parties are preparing to undertake a comprehensive review of the implementation of the enhanced Lima work programme on gender and its gender action plan. The review process will start during the Bonn…

COP28: Nigerian CSOs Call for Increased Financial Commitment and Implementation of Outcomes

Render Account of Participation Seek Effective Climate Action Responses A Coalition of Nigerian Civil Society Organizations are strongly advocating for the prompt and active implementation of agreements reached at the just concluded 28th Session of Conferenc of Parties, which held…

At COP28, Huawei Executive Says Carbon Neutrality Will Trigger Revolutionary Change

A senior Huawei executive says the integration of the digital and energy worlds will improve energy efficiency and resource allocation worldwide. Addressing a session of the Global Innovation Hub (UGIH) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)…

COP28: Nigerian CSOs Demonstrate Strong Commitment to Climate Action

The first half of COP28 negotiations and events, held from November 30th to December 6. 2023, saw an active and impactful participation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from Nigeria. Over the week, Nigerian CSOs actively engaged in about 30 side…

COP 28: Developing nations can learn from Nigeria’s Long Term Emission Development Strategy – Experts

Stakeholders at the ongoing United Nations 28 Conference of Parties on Climate Change has hailed the processes leading to the formulation of Nigeria’s Long Term Emission Strategy with a call for other developing nations to take a cue from it.…

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