Following along with COP26

Posted by Victory on November 4, 2021 at 3:39 pm

COP26 is finally here! 🌏🎉

Want to know more about COP26 and how to get involved? Keep reading below! ⬇️

💭 What is COP26?
COP26 is the 2021 United Nations annual climate change conference. COP stands for Conference of the Parties. Parties are the signatories of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – a treaty agreed in 1994 which has 197 Parties (196 countries and the EU). The 2021 conference, hosted by the UK, together with partners Italy, in Glasgow, will be the 26th meeting of the Parties, which is why it’s called COP26. It is running from 31st October to 12th November.

For more information, see the official COP26 website here

💭 How can I get involved?

 1. Subscribe to COP26’s Youtube channel to watch live streamed sessions and join the COP26 Green Zone, where cultural performances, exhibitions, talks, film screenings and technical demonstrations will be hosted. You can find the official programme for the entire summit here

2. Get involved in the “Count us in” project

3. Share youth-friendly resources or organise a “mini climate summit” with your kids or in their school

4. Join Oxfam’s digital “World Climate March”

5. Share what you are doing to battle the climate crisis in your own way by using #TogetherForOurPlanet and #OneStepGreener on social media

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