|Author (Corporate)||Cardiff EDC|
|Content Type||News, Overview|
Overview, information and reports on the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations (UN) Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - also known as COP 26. This Conference was scheduled to take place in Glasgow (United Kingdom).
The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the supreme body of the UNFCCC Convention. It consists of the representatives of the Parties to the Convention. It holds its sessions every year. The COP takes decisions which are necessary to ensure the effective implementation of the provisions of the Convention and regularly reviews the implementation of these provisions.
The 26th COP was officially launched on 4 February 2020, in a partnership between the United Kingdom (UK) and Italy. On 13 February, Alok Sharma was appointed COP26 President. It was initially scheduled to be held on 9-20 November 2020. On 1 April, it was announced that the Conference was to be postponed amid efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
|Subject Tags||Climate Change|
|Keywords||Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [UNFCCC]
|International Organisations||United Nations [UN]|