COP28: The UN Climate Change Conference
COP28 UAE brings the world together at a critical moment for global transformative climate action. To deliver on its ambitious agenda, COP28 will be inclusive, transparent, pragmatic, and results-oriented.
The 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the UNFCCC will convene from 30 November to 12 December 2023. It will take place in the United Arab Emirates.
WHAT IS COP?
A critical moment in global transformative climate action
In the three decades since the Rio Summit and the launch of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Conference of the Parties to the Convention (COP) has convened member countries every year to determine ambition and responsibilities, and identify and assess climate measures. The 21st session of the COP (COP21) led to the Paris Agreement, which mobilized global collective action to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels by 2100, and to act to adapt to the already existing effects of climate change.
The gender dimensions of Loss & Damage
As the loss and damage discussion is taking shape at COP28 and beyond, UN Women together with its partners aims to ensure a strong focus on the gender dimensions of loss and damage, with the aim to help identify and compensate gender-specific losses and to leverage women’s full potential for building a climate resilient world.
Adaptation gap report 2023
Inadequate investment and planning on climate adaptation leaves world