WMO Activities at COP28

27 November 2023

WMO supports the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process and every year participates in sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP).

A top-level delegation from WMO will attend COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 30 November-12 December 2023. It will provide the latest scientific advice and information to governments on the state of the climate, greenhouse gases, water resources.

It will also engage with decision makers on strengthening climate adaptation through the Early Warnings for All initiative.

WMO invites delegates and journalists to visit its Science for Climate Action Pavilion, organized jointly with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the MERI Foundation and the National Meteorological Service of TA3-115, Thematic Arena 3, Blue Zone, Expo City.

If journalists need interviews with any of the WMO delegation, please don’t hesitate to contact us at media at wmo.int and we will try to arrange it.

Full details of WMO activities are available at our dedicated COP28 website. The side events are in hybrid format.

Science for climate action.

Press Conferences

Thursday 30 November 1430 local (1030 GMT)
Release of WMO Provisional State of Global Climate report 2023. 
Press conference led by WMO Secretary-General in main UNFCCC Press conference room. Materials under embargo.

Tuesday 5 December 1100 local (0700 GMT) 
Release of WMO State of Global Climate report 2011-2011. A decade of accelerating climate change. 
Press conference led by WMO Deputy-Secretary-General in main UNFCCC Press conference room. Materials under embargo.

WMO Events at COP 28

Please visit WMO events at COP 28