UNEP Executive Director Inger Andersen at COP 27 on November 15, 2022.

The 2022 UN Climate Change Conference

Updates from the second week of COP 27 deliberations

Climate negotiators are convening in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27), with the event coming at a time of growing concerns over energy security, economic uncertainty, and geopolitical tensions.

With week one now over, the activities under the Global Stocktake for this COP have now wrapped up, while the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies held their closing plenaries on Saturday evening. At the midway point of the COP's second week, much technical and political work still remains before the conference is scheduled to close on Friday November 18. Climate finance is slated to remain one of the thornier issues to address, including on funding arrangements for loss and damage. To learn more, our colleagues at Carbon Brief have a color-coded text tracker of where the different pending agenda items stand.

For further highlights and images from the COP 27 deliberations, visit our Earth Negotiations Bulletin website. IISD is actively involved in the COP processes and related preparations, both through our Earth Negotiations Bulletin reporting and through our programmatic work on topics ranging from climate adaptation and resilience to energy policy reform. The National Adaptation Plan Global Network, whose secretariat is hosted by IISD, is also engaging closely in these conversations. 

We will be updating this page regularly throughout the Sharm el-Sheikh COP. If you have any questions, please let us know: media@iisd.org.

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