The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 is scheduled to be held in Glasgow on 1-12 November, bringing together leaders, negotiators, climate experts, civil society, companies and people on the frontline of climate change to adopt harmonised action for tackling the global climate crisis.
The summit will be the first COP meeting to be held since the coronavirus pandemic began, and the largest gathering of world leaders ever hosted by the United Kingdom.
At this significant event, the Commonwealth Secretariat will be engaging stakeholders at strategic and technical levels, with the following aims:
Advocacy priorities for the Commonwealth Secretariat include:
COP26 also provides a platform to highlight key initiatives of the Secretariat such as:
The Secretariat will be organising its first Commonwealth Pavilion at COP26 to serve as an inclusive and collaborative space for member countries and accredited organisations to meet, host side events and trainings, convene meetings and also showcase research and analytical work. Commonwealth member states and partner organisations interested in utilising this space are requested to put in an application for consideration.
This page will continually be updated with new details as more information becomes available. For more information, please contact the Climate Change Section: [email protected]