Issue Brief on “Road to COP 28: Charting a Sustainable Future for All”


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Conference of Parties (COP) 28, is going to be held at Expo City, Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023. The UNFCCC announced Dr. Sultan Ahmad al Jaber as the President-Designate for COP 28 on January 13, 2023.[1] COP 28 will discuss the topics and areas raised by stakeholders on consolidations which include health, trade, relief, recovery, resilience, and peace. COP is an annual United Nations (UN) Conference on Climate Change, and after the Rio Summit in 1993 and the founding of the UNFCCC, member nations have gathered annually at COP to decide on ambition and responsibilities, as well as climate policies. The Paris Agreement 2015, which was a result of COP 21, rallied global cooperation to prevent global temperatures from rising more than 1.5C over pre-industrial levels by the year 2100 and to take measures to mitigate the impacts of climate change.[2]

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