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Conference of Parties Delayed To 2021 – Informal Dialogues To Be Held November 2020

Sep 28, 2020

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was scheduled to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, United Kingdom, and the ‘Youth for the Climate’ event and Pre-COP in Milan and Rome, Italy, in September and October 2020. On 1 April 2020, the COP Bureau announced that the Conference and its preparatory meetings would take place in 2021.

On the same week when nations around the world would have come together to negotiate climate ambition this year, a series of voluntary, informal dialogues will be held between leaders of industry and government as well as with youth activists on how to set ambition in the lead up to the global convening the following year.

Follow this page for updates on the public dialogues, to be held from the 9th to the 19th of November 2020.

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