UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

With 197 Parties, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has near universal membership and is the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol has been ratified by 192 of the UNFCCC Parties.

The ultimate objective of both treaties is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system.

UNFCCC
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Katowice Climate Change Conference
2 – 14 December 2018

The twenty-fourth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24), the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 14), and the third part of the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1.3) will be held at the International Conference Centre (MCK) and the adjacent Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland, from 2 to 14 December 2018.

COP 24 will be convened under the Presidency of Poland.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat is working with the Government of Poland to make all necessary arrangements for the conference.

Promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women will be a key component of the UN Climate Change Conference Poland this year.
> Promoting Gender Equality at COP 24 – #ActOnTheGAP