Departmental Seminar: COP26 (01.06.2021)

Climate Diplomacy and priorities for the UK’s Presidency of COP26

Climate Diplomacy and priorities for the UK’s Presidency of COP26 This year (1-12 November 2021), the UK will host the UN climate change conference COP26, in Glasgow with its partner, Italy. As hosts of COP26, the UK is committed to working with all countries and joining forces with civil society, companies and people on the frontline of climate change to inspire action ahead of COP26 and lead by example to invest in green recovery and addresses the urgent and linked challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and public health.

The UK Presidency will bring parties together to deliver on all the legal mandates and reach a negotiated outcome that accelerates climate action and finalises the Paris Rulebook. Aim is for the all countries to come forward with ambitious nationally determined contributions and long-term strategies to reach zero carbon emissions as soon as possible. But also to step up and help societies and economies adapt to climate change, particularly the most vulnerable.

In this context, British Ambassador to Turkey, Sir Dominick Chilcott would be pleased to address students on Climate Diplomacy and priorities for the UK’s Presidency of COP26. After short opening remarks, he would like to answer questions of the students in an interactive session. Background: This is part of series of events, British Embassy is holding to raise awareness, promote discussion and to bring together all parts of society to address the pressing need for greater climate action before COP26 under UK Presidency in November 2021.

Speaker: British Ambassador to Turkey, Sir Dominick Chilcott

Date & Time: June 1st, 2021 at 16:30

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/97900625696?pwd=eG9tWndUV1BOajFXTUN4Y1JZampDUT09