Investing in People and Learning to Foster a Climate Resilient and Green Transition


UN CC:Learn at COP24 of the UNFCCC

COP24/CMP14 of the UNFCC takes place from 3 to 14 December 2018, in Katowice, Poland. UN CC:Learn organises and supports the following activities:

COP24/CMP14 of the UNFCCC takes place from 2 to 14 December 2018, in Katowice, Poland. UN CC:Learn organises and supports the following activities:

One UN Exhibit on Quality Education

2 - 14 December, UN Exhibition Booths, Area C

This exhibition features climate change education activities promoted by ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF and UNITAR. 

Climate Classroom

4 - 14 December,  WMO-IPCC Pavilion, NR 3 Area H

  • Climate Services for Decision-making (Tue 4 Dec, 3 pm)
  • Skills Assessment for Adaptation (Wed 5 Dec, 1.15pm)
  • Health and Climate Change (Thu 6 Dec, 10 am)
  • Climate Information to Optimize Renewable Energy Penetration (Thu 6 Dec, 11:30 am)
  • Decision-making for Water Resources Management (Thu 6 Dec, 1.15pm)
  • Introduction to the Paris Agreement (Fri 7 Dec, 10 am)
  • Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) & Health (Sat 8 Dec, 3 pm)
  • Innovation for Climate Change (Tue 11 Dec, 11.30am)
  • Improving Climate Services to Support NAP Implementation (Tue 11 Dec, 6.15pm)
  • Experiences in Accessing Climate Finance (Wed 12 Dec, 4:30 pm) 
  • Innovation for Climate Change (Thu 13 Dec, 11.30am)
  • GFCS & Agriculture and Food Security (Thu 13 Dec, 4.30pm)
  • Innovation for Climate Change (Fri 14 Dec, 11.00am)


An innovative learning initiative that provides busy delegates, full-time working professionals and decision-makers with quick climate change highlights in 45-minute pop-up style lessons.

The Climate Classroom is open to anyone participating in COP24 on a first-come-first-served basis. 


One UN Side Event on Climate-Compatible Cities: Resilient Cities Driving Risk-informed Sustainable Development

10 December, 1.15-2.45pm
Side Event Room 6 - Bug, Area G


This event will showcase urban climate action reducing risk and vulnerability, and will provide space for discussions on the integration of the 2030 Agenda, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Sendai Framework for DRR and the New Urban Agenda. 


One UN Side Event: Fighting Climate Change Requires Zero Tolerance on Food Loss and Waste

10 December, 1.15-2.45pm
Side Event Room 2 - Pieniny, Area G

This event will discuss reducing food loss and waste as a global shared obligation as well as an opportunity to drive the transformation of food systems and to fight climate change.


One UN Side Event on Gender Mainstreaming
in Adaptation and Mitigation: A Nexus Approach

11 December, 6.30-8pm
Side Event Room 4 - Warmia, Area G

This event will present the nexus between gender mainstreaming in adaptation and mitigation actions and gender-responsive agriculture, food security, nutrition, health, energy. It will showcase synergies through education, women’s human rights and labor rights and gender-responsive NDCs.

High-Level Event: Stepping Up Climate Education

13 December, 1-2.30pm
Climate Action Room 3 - Lubelskie, Area A

This high-level panel with ministers of environment and education will discuss how education can accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. 

One UN Side Event on Quality Education:
Climate Change Education for All

13 December, 6.00-8pm
Global Action Room 2, Area A


This event will feature panel discussions about how partnerships on education can accelerate the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the SDGs, focusing on engaging citizens for climate-resilient cities and promoting local action.  

Library of COP24 Documents   

UN CC:Learn hosts the library of documents produced by UN partners which are relevant for COP 24.