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United Nation’s COP 26 climate change summit postponed till 2021

The 26thsession of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26)to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which was planned to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, Scotland in the United Kingdom (UK) has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.The date and location for the same is unspecified. Pre-COP and ‘Youth for the Climate‘event were also postponed supposed to be held in Italy. This decision has been taken by the COP Bureauof the UNFCCC after discussion with the UK and Italian partners. It should be noted that around 30,000 people, including 200 world leaders, had been due to attend the 10-day conference for crucial talks regarding rising global temperatures. Currently, the focus of countries is on saving lives and fighting COVID-19. About UNFCC: Establishment– 1992 Headquarter– Bonn, Germany