UConn@COP24 Katowice Climate Change Conference Trip Description
COP 24 is the United Nations Climate Change Conference, and will be hosted this year by Poland from December 3rd to December 14th, 2018. The event will bring together diplomats, business executives, heads of government and other delegates to discuss action on climate change. The objective of COP24 is to work out and adopt decisions ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Agreement, in accordance with the decisions adopted in Paris during COP21 and Marrakech during COP22.
In the words of the Republic of Poland’s Minister of the Environment and President of COP24, Professor Jan Szyszko, “We count not only on the unfailing presence of all the Parties to the Convention and observers, but above all on their determination to adopt in the course of COP24 decisions which are necessary to fully implement the Paris Agreement.”