Ø The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) is to be held from November 7 to 18 of this year.
The Conference of Parties (COP):-
Ø The Conference of Parties (COP) is the apex decision making body responsible for monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Ø The COP presidency rotates among 5 UN regions . They are Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe and Western Europe and others. Egypt will assume the Presidency of COP 27.
COP 27 – HOST:-
Ø The Government of Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 27) at Sharm El Sheikh. This is the fifth time that a Conference of the Parties (COP) is being held in Africa. It is expected to bring global attention to the climate crisis faced by Africa – one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change.
Ø More than 200 governments were invited to attend the COP27.
Ø Environmental charities, community groups, think tanks, businesses and faith groups will also take part in this global event.
Ø Climate finance will be the major sticking point at the COP27.
MAJOR OBJECTIVES OF COP 27:-
Ø The COP27 will focus on three main objectives
1. Emission reduction,
2. Help countries prepare and respond to climate change ,
3. Provide technical aid and funding for developing countries to respond to climate change.
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