Stage set for COP25 in Madrid

IFEMA.

New Delhi (NVI): Climate change will yet again be a global focus point as the green experts and leaders from across the globe converge for the upcoming 2019 UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) to be held in Spain from December 2 to 13.

The conference will incorporate the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the 15th meeting of the parties for the Kyoto Protocol (CMP15), and the second meeting of the parties for the Paris Agreement (CMA2).

The discussions during the 2019 Climate Change Conference will include UN Climate Action Summit held in New York, in September 2019, besides, three Regional Climate Weeks: Africa Climate Week held in March, Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week held in August, and Asia-Pacific Climate Week held in September.

The conference was originally scheduled to be held in Santiago in Chile but was changed to IFEMA – Feria de Madrid in Spain.

According to a statement, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) accepted the proposal from the Government of Chile to hold the 2019 UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, which was made possible by the generous offer by the Government of the Kingdom of Spain.

The conference will take place under the Presidency of the Chile government and will be held with logistical support from the Spanish government.