From November 6th – 18th, the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) brought together countries from around the world to increase ambition and implement existing goals and strengthen commitments. With the world gathered in Sharm El-Sheikh, our U.S. Center events and initiatives focused on how U.S. leadership is providing solutions to the climate crisis, and how we are working with partners around the world, especially in Africa. For more information, visit the Official Egypt COP27 website. To learn more about COP27 logistics, please visit our FAQs.
For information about the U.S. Center at COP27, please visit our U.S. Center page for more details.
About the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat was established in 1992. There are 197 Parties to the Convention. The Secretariat largely focuses on facilitating international climate change negotiations and supports the advancement and implementation of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement. To learn more about UNFCCC, checkout their website.
Climate Work Across the U.S. Federal Government
- Department of State (DOS)
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Department of Energy (DOE)
- Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA)
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
- U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- U.S. Global Research Program (USGCRP)
- U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)