WMO at COP28

WMO at COP28

WMO supports the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process and every year participates in sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP), by providing the latest scientific advice and information to governments, including on the state of the climate and greenhouse gas concentrations. 

A top-level delegation from WMO will attend COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 30 November-12 December 2023.  

COP28 will be a milestone moment for global climate action. The COP28 Presidency’s two-week thematic program is geared towards responding to the Global Stocktake and closing the gaps to 2030. The Presidency has taken an inclusive approach to developing the thematic program.  

At COP28, WMO will pursue the following priority areas: 

  • Early Warnings for All by 2027  
  • Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF) 
  • Water and Climate Coalition  
  • Global Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Infrastructure 
  • Climate science and services for Climate Action 

​​At the WMO-IPCC-MERI-NCM Pavilion, dedicated sessions will be allocated to the above-mentioned topics, with the aim of furthering the understanding of challenges, solutions, and opportunities for the climate change community.