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From November 30 – December 12, 2023, the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) will bring together countries from around the world to increase ambition and strengthen efforts to achieve shared climate goals. With the world gathered in Expo City Dubai, our U.S. Center events and initiatives will focus on how U.S. leadership is providing solutions and working with partners through a whole-of-society approach to address the climate crisis. For more information, visit the Official Dubai COP28 website. To learn more about COP28 logistics, please visit our FAQs page

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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 the UNFCCC, please visit their website

Key Links

  • A summary of all COP28-related press releases from the U.S. delegation is available here, and photos of U.S. delegation events are here.
  • The U.S Center at COP28 (located in zone B5, building 59 of the Blue Zone) is hosting dozens of events showcasing U.S. climate leadership and solutions. The U.S. Center’s schedule is here, and all events are livestreamed on YouTube.
  • The COP28’s official website is here, and a schedule of official events is here.
  • To sign up for updates from the U.S. delegation to COP28, please fill out this form.

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