In this High-Level Event, the UN High-Level Climate Champions alongside the Secretary General will outline the plan for the next five years for non-state actors to shift gear from ambition to implementation. Leaders across the real economy will demonstrate how they are stepping up to turn this vision into reality, giving confidence to national governments that the just transition is technologically possible, economically viable and socially beneficial.
The United Kingdom will host the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
World leaders are expected to put forward high level ambition and action towards securing global net zero and keeping 1.5 degrees in reach; adapting to protect communities and natural habitats; and mobilising finance.