COP23: UN Climate Change Conference 2017

COP23: UN Climate Change Conference 20172018-06-20T16:36:49+00:00
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cop23-3About COP23

The 2017 UN Climate Conference takes place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-18 November. Leaders of national governments, cities, states, business, investors, NGOs and civil society will gather to speed up climate action to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The COP is organized by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Visit the official COP23 website.

Sustainable Development Goal 13
About Sustainable Development Goal 13

Goal 13 calls for urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. It is intrinsically linked to all 16 of the other goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To address climate change, countries adopted the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius. Learn more about Goal 13.

Latest news from Bonn

Delegates Gather to Boost Ambitious Climate Action in Africa

Starting 18 March, over 2,500 delegates are gathering in Accra, Ghana, for Africa Climate Week. Ministers, policymakers, and non-Party stakeholders — from businesses to NGOs and from financial institutions to cities and academia — will discuss ways to advance climate action.

Latest videos

Greenhouse Gas Report

Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). There is no sign of a reversal in this trend, which is driving long-term climate change, sea level rise, ocean acidification and more extreme weather.

Madagascar: Climate Change and Migration

In Madagascar, social and environmental changes have driven many to migrate. In response, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), through the IOM Development Fund, is providing support to the Government of Madagascar to raise awareness on the interdependence of migration and environmental changes. (Video courtesy of IOM)

Social media at COP23