COP26 - World Leader's Summit, Opening Ceremony (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
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01:29:26
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World Leaders are invited to an Opening Ceremony, hosted by the UK Prime Minister, to welcome them to the World Leaders Summit of COP26. The ceremony features creative and cultural moments. It will be a significant, symbolic and impactful moment, putting climate action on the global stage.

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will deliver remarks at the opening of the World Leaders Summit.

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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.