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 David Waskow - World Resources Institute | Online | 3pm GMT
02 November 2021 I Dr. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum | On-site | WHO Pavilion
02 November 2021 I Alejandro Jiménez Hernández and Dr. Peter King - UNEP | Online | 3pm GMT
03 November 2021 I UNITAR | On-site | PCCB Capacity-Building Hub
04 November 2021 I Dharmistha Chauhan - UN Women | Online | 10am GMT
04 November 2021 I Elena Villalobos Prats | On-site | WHO Pavilion
05 November 2021 I Therese Arnesen - OHCHR | Online | 10am GMT
05 November 2021 I Miguel Naranjo - UNFCCC| Online | 3pm GMT
08 November 2021 I Taryn Fransen - World Resources Institute | Online | 3pm GMT
09 November 2021 I Wilna Botha - MIET Africa | Online | 10am GMT
09 November 2021 I Angus Mackay - UNITAR | Hybrid | SDG Pavilion
10 November 2021 I Carola Menzel-Hausherr and Christine Gruening - Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance | Online | 10am GMT
10 November 2021 I Asha Alexander - GEMS Education | Online | 3pm GMT
11 November 2021 I Danone | Online | 10am GMT
11 November 2021 I Babette Resurrección - Queen's University | Online | 3pm GMT
18 November 2021 I Colm Hastings and Julia Villalba - UNITAR | Online | 10am GMT
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.
Your Climate Story
Everyone has a climate story so… what is yours?
Your climate story tells your personal experience with climate change. Sharing it with others will help them understand how climate change is happening and what can be done to tackle it. Furthermore, you will inspire people across the world to take the lead and contribute to a positive transformation toward a more climate-resilient society.
Our participants on Climate Classroom at @COP26 are invited to share their climate stories. This can be something you’ve already done in the past, or a pledge to take action in the future. Check out your e-mail and join us!