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Supporting the work of over 120 countries and territories

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The 28th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28) will take place from 30 November to 12 December in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
'High Integrity' initiative tackles crucial carbon market issues, focusing on precise emissions accounting and addressing environmental risks.
This event will reflect on recent discussions on transforming the financial system to meet climate goals.

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UNDP is collaborating with global initiatives to ensure high integrity across all types of carbon markets.
Climate dictionary

The Climate Dictionary: An everyday guide to climate change

Is it getting harder to follow what climate experts are talking about? We've compiled an index of climate change terms to keep things simple.

Climate change is a matter of justice – here’s why

Climate change is a matter of justice – here’s why

Those who have least contributed to climate change are disproportionately affected by it. Here's why we need to achieve climate justice.

What are NDCs and how do they drive climate action?

NDCs: The climate goals that help countries meet 1.5°C

NDCs represent politically backed commitments by countries. If used right, they could be our way out of tackling the world’s current crises.

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German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
International Climate Initiative
From The People of Japan
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
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AECID: Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation
Belgium partner in development
Government of Iceland
Ministero Dell'Ambiente E Della Sicurezza Energetica
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NDC Partnership
United Nations Climate Change
IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency
UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme
FAO: Fiat Panis
UNICEF : For Every Child
World Bank Group
giz: Deutsche Geselleschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
UN Women
UN Habitat: United Nations Human Settlements Programme