Due to the current health and safety measures put in place worldwide in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, COP 26 and subsidiary body sessions have been postponed to 2021. The Climate Dialogues aim to provide a platform for Parties and other stakeholders to showcase progress made in 2020 and exchange views and ideas across the subsidiary bodies and COP agendas mandated for 2020.
The UN Climate Change Dialogues 2020 are taking place from 23 November to 4 December to advance work under the subsidiary bodies and the COP in a virtual setting, thereby paving the way for a successful COP 26.
Various actors from International Geneva are involved in the Climate Dialogues:
- Twelfth meeting of the research dialogue with the participation of WMO and the International Institute for Sustainable Development | 24 and 25 November
- Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform (LCIPP) special event: Advancing safeguards, protocols and good practices for knowledge-sharing and exchange of experiences for climate change adaptation, resilience and mitigation with the participation of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples | 25 November 16:00 – 18:00 CET
- First meeting of the Structured Expert Dialogue of the second periodic review | Part 1 with IPCC experts | 26 November 13:00 – 15:00 CET
- Earth Information Day 2020 with WMO | 30 November 8:30 – 18:00
- Technology Day “Innovative approaches on adaptation technologies” – Launch and Thematic session on Climate smart agriculture with the participation of WBCSD | 30 November 13.00 – 15:00
Registration for access to the virtual conference site for the UNFCCC’s Climate Dialogues is now open, and is available to all.