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COP27 Week 1: Recap

by Martina Igini Global Commons Nov 14th 20226 mins
COP27 Week 1: Recap

The 27th United Nations climate change conference (COP27) kicked off on November 7 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Attended by more than 90 heads of state and representatives of 190 countries, the climate summit offers a platform to accelerate global climate action through emissions reduction, scaled-up adaptation efforts and enhanced flows of appropriate finance. Here’s a brief recap of everything that happened during COP27 week 1. 

Monday, November 7: World Leaders Summit

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Tuesday, November 8: World Leader Summit 

Wednesday, November 9: Finance Day

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Thursday, November 10: Youth & Science Day

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Friday, November 11: Decarbonisation Day

Saturday, November 12: Adaptation & Agriculture Day

This is part 1 of the COP27-Recap series. Check out ‘COP27 Week 2 Recap’ here.

Featured image by UNFCCC (Flickr)

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About the Author

Martina Igini

Martina is the Managing Editor at Earth.Org. She holds two BA degrees, in Translation/Interpreting Studies and Journalism, and a MA in International Development from the University of Vienna. After working at the United Nations Global Communication Department in Vienna, she joined a newspaper in Italy as a reporter before moving to Hong Kong in 2020. Her interests include sustainability and the role of public policy in environmental protection with a focus on developing countries.

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