UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP27)
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) will take place from November 6 to 18 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. As we face the collective threat of climate change, COP27 is an opportunity for world leaders to show solidarity — and take concerted action — when we need it most.
As leaders gather in Egypt, the UN Foundation will put a spotlight on key issues from climate finance to adaptation to oceans and shipping. Explore this page for insights from our experts, overviews of key events, and resources from the UN.
That’s a wrap on COP 27. Get up to speed on the key moments and milestones you may have missed during two weeks of dialogue, debate, and negotiations in Sharm el-Sheik.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a UN body responsible for advancing knowledge on the causes and impacts of climate change. Gathering research from the world’s leading climate scientists, the IPCC released its latest suite of reports in 2022. One thing is clear: Climate change is real, and the consequences are serious—especially for the most vulnerable. Explore more:
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a UN body responsible for combatting dangerous human contributions to the global climate. COP27 is the formal meeting of UNFCCC parties to assess progress against climate impacts and to establish legally binding obligations for participating countries to reduce those impacts. Explore more: