Katowice Climate Change Conference COP 24/ CMP 14/ CMA 1.3

Katowice, Poland 2–14 December 2018

The UN climate summits, i.e. so called COP (Conference of the Parties) are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. Poland hosted them twice - in 2008, in Poznań and in 2013, in Warsaw. In December 2018, for the first time, the climate summit will take place in Katowice. more info

Overview schedule (v.31 October 2018)

Joint reflections note by the presiding officers of the APA, the SBSTA and the SBI (15 Oct. 2018) 

Notification to Parties and observer States - United Nations Climate Change Conference, Katowice, Poland, 2 - 14 December 2018

Session information

Information for participants (A-Z) || Side-events and exhibits

Session pages:

COP 24 | CMP 14CMA 1-3 || SBSTA 49SBI 49APA 1-7

Provisional agendas and annotations: COP 24 | CMP 14 | SBSTA 49 | SBI 49 

Agendas and annotation: CMA 1-3 | APA 1-7

UNFCCC Documents: here

For additional Information and Documents related to the Indigenous Caucus, see

Synopsis: This community friendly animation video explains the basic concept of climate change and its disproportionate impacts to Indigenous Peoples (IP). It elaborates on the international agreement to mitigate the impacts of climate change, particularly REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) and the key concerns of indigenous peoples. The video also highlights the collective rights of indigenous peoples enshrined in United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Another highlight of the video is on the roles and contributions of indigenous women in the natural resource management.

Length of video: 17 minutes

Produced by: Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) Foundation

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About the IIPFCC

The International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) was established in 2008, as the caucus for indigenous peoples participating in the UNFCCC processes. The IIPFCC represents the caucus members who attend the official UNFCCC COPs and intersessions of the SBSTA/SBI bodies in between COPs. Its mandate is to come into agreement specifically on what IPs will be negotiating for in specific UNFCCC processes.

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