COP26 of the UNFCCC will take place from 31 October 2021 to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. UN CC:Learn organizes and supports the following activities:
The Climate Classroom @ COP26 is an innovative learning experience designed to help those attending get quickly up-to-speed on key climate issues. Throughout COP26, our team of experts will deliver free online 45-minute classes that expose and introduce learners to a range of climate change topics – allowing delegates, professionals, and other interested parties to follow and contribute to climate discussions.
01 November 2021 I Taryn Fransen - World Resources Institute
02 November 2021 I WHO (On-site, WHO Pavilion)
02 November 2021 I Alejandro Jiménez Hernández and Dr. Peter King - UNEP
03 November 2021 I Colm Hastings and Julia Villalba - UNITAR (On-site, PCCB Capacity-Building Hub)
04 November 2021 I Dharmistha Chauhan - UN Women
04 November 2021 I WHO (On-site, WHO Pavilion)
05 November 2021 I Miguel Naranjo - UNFCCC
05 November 2021 I Therese Arnesen - OHCHR
08 November 2021 I Taryn Fransen - World Resources Institute
09 November 2021 I Angus Mackay - UNITAR (On-site, SDG Pavilion)
09 November 2021 I Wilna Botha, MIET Africa
10 November 2021 I Asha Alexander - GEMS Education
10 November 2021 I Carola Menzel-Hausherr and Christine Gruening - Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance
11 November 2021 I Babette Resurrección - Queen's University
12 November 2021 I Colm Hastings and Julia Villalba - UNITAR
COP26 Library of UN Ressources
UN CC:Learn hosts the library of documents produced by UN partners which are relevant for COP 26.
Events Supported by UN CC:Learn
The Climate Crisis: A Child Rights Crisis
Thursday, 11 November 2021 I 13:15 – 14:30 I Clyde Auditorium (175 pax)
This event will: 1. Provide a platform for youth to vocalise their views and demands at COP26; 2. Enable countries to formally acknowledge the centrality of children to the climate crisis through their alignment to the Declaration on Children, Youth and Climate Action or other means.
Speakers: Lead organization: UNICEF. Supporting organizations: UNFCCC – YOUNGO, OHCHR, UNITAR, FAO, UNECLAC / CEPAL, UNDP.
Innovative Finance, Solutions and Partnerships for Evidence-based Decision Making
Thursday, 11 November 2021 I 11:30 – 12:45 I Clyde Auditorium (175 pax)
The event will explore how science, innovative finance and solutions and global partnerships can support raised ambition for delivering NDC and NAP aligned climate adaptation that meets the needs of vulnerable communities in LDCs, SIDS and African nations. Experts and High-level speakers.
Speakers: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and UN-Habitat.