COP – Conference of the Parties.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

We dedicate this space to the most important aspects of the COP, Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which are generally carried out between November and December of each year. The organization of these is carried out by the UN and all the member countries participate in them.

We also highlight with relevance all the Climate Conferences promoted by the United Nations that take place throughout the year, based in different parts of the world and serve to prepare the topics that will be discussed annually in the COPs.

The History

The Stockholm Declaration, in way to the half century of the First Earth Summit

Between 5 and 16 June 1972, on the initiative of Sweden, the “First Earth Summit” was held, together with the UN, also known as the “United Nations Conference on the Human Environment”. At this meeting the “Declaration of Stockholm” was emitted, comparable with the Declaration of Human Rights, oriented towards the normalization of the relations of human beings with the environment.

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Summary and conclusions of the Rio Summit, Second Earth Summit

The Rio Summit was held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, between June 3 and 14, 1992. The Second Earth Summit on Development and the Environment was organized by the UN. Its general secretary was Maurice Strong. It was attended by 178 countries, represented mostly by their heads of state, in addition to some 400 representatives of non-governmental organizations.

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COP United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Other Summits and Conferences on Climate Change year 2019 and earlier

Climate conferences in Latin America, 2nd half of 2019

This second half of 2019 the balance of the climate conferences will be tilted towards Latin America with two major events. Good opportunity to involve people from these latitudes in important Earth issues.

1. The Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week 2019 will take place in the Brazilian city Salvador de Bahia, between August 19 and 23. Leaders, politicians, regional and global actors will meet in this city to participate in discussions on various preparatory areas for the UN Climate Action Summit, NY 2019, Sep. 23.

2. COP25 is the most important climate change meeting of the year. This time it will take place in Santiago, Chile between December 2 and 13. The COP will celebrate its fourth century in South America and is the stop prior to the entry into force of the Paris Agreement in 2020.