Calendar7-18 November 2022

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the UNFCCC will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 7-18 November 2022.

COP27 will build on the momentum generated by COP26, where the Glasgow Pact was signed by over 200 countries and consists of a range of items, including strengthening efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, build resilience to climate change and to provide the necessary finance for both.

The COP27 action agenda will focus on full implementation of pledges and commitments, mobilizing collective efforts for ambitious emission reductions from different sectors, enabling flows of appropriate finance and delivering on the ground on time and at scale.

The COP27 presidency will organize a series of events and dialogues across thematic days including finance, water, biodiversity, gender, youth and civil society.

Ipieca and COP

Ipieca has attended every COP since the inaugural event, held in Berlin in 1995. During COP events we make use of our UNFCCC observer status to attend the negotiations and hold our own side events and meetings to support debate on relevant topics.

We also take part in events held by governments and other organizations. Once COP events are finished, we provide our members with briefings on the event and ensure the COP outcomes are reflected in our work programme.

Click here for more information on COP27.

Find out how Ipieca is supporting the Glasgow Climate Pact.

Learn about Ipieca's work with the UNFCCC and IPCC.

Ipieca on-site COP27 events

Official side event

Theme: Adaptation, resilience and just transition: business engagement to deliver the Paris Agreement

Date: 14 November (16:45- 18:15)

Location: Amon room, Blue zone

Partners: US Chamber (lead organization), the World Steel Association and USCIB

Ipieca-led side event

Theme: Enablers of a net-zero emissions future in the Global South

Date: 15 November (16:30 - 18:00)

Location: IETA BusinessHub, Blue zone

Side event with OGCI

Theme: Measuring up to the methane challenge

Date: 17 November (15:00 - 16:30)

Location: IETA BusinessHub, Blue zone

Ipieca supported events

Theme: The role of NOCs in the energy transition and decarbonization pathways

Host: Colombian government

Date: 11 November (16:15 - 17:00)

Location: Colombian Pavilion

Ipieca involvement: Ipieca COP27 Task Force Chair Arthur Lee will take part as a panellist

Theme: Unlocking policy solutions for the just transition

Host: The B Team

Date: 14 November (09:30 - 10:30)

Location: We Mean Business Pavilion

Ipieca involvement: Ipieca Director of Sustainability and Social Performance will take part as a panellist

Theme: What does accountability for financial institutions on providing the needed Climate finance look like?

Host: WBA

Date: 16 November (08:45 - 10:00)

Location: We Mean Business Pavilion

Ipieca involvement: Ipieca Climate Director Ewan McKenzie will take part as a panellist

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