Sustainable Development Goals

COP24Sustainable Development Goals

Mid-week, final week

Significant progress in the negotiating texts has been achieved, but several political issues remain, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa told ministers and other high-level officials who have come Katowice to complete the negotiations on the guidelines for implementing the Paris Agreement.

COP24Sustainable Development Goals

Shaping the Outcome

Shaping the outcome - After a week of hyper-technical negotiations over the Paris Agreement Work Programme, the outcome of COP24—the guidelines that will determine how countries manage the process for implementing the Paris Agreement-- now sits in the hands of ministers and high-level officials.

COP24Sustainable Development Goals

COP24: It’s all about Climate Action

Why Katowice? — Katowice may be well known in the region—in fact, it is the capital of the Silesian region.  But it is not a city whose name rolls of the tongue of many world travelers.  So why would Katowice want to host a climate change conference that will attract 30,000 people over a two-week span?

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The United Nations is all about your day-to-day life, not just big ideas, says France’s Marcon

Emmanuel Macron, President of France, who is here for the first time to address world leaders gathered at United Nations Headquarters, visited the UN Social Media Space today. In his first UN Facebook Live, he stressed that what happens at the United Nations on the...