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On 18 November, the UN’s top climate change official UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres will present a new report underlining how nations can deploy a wide range of proven initiatives and policies to keep the world below the internationally agreed goal of a maximum 2 degree Celsius global average temperature rise.

The “Climate Action Now – A Summary for Policy Makers 2015” report is being presented in Bonn, ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (30 November to 11 December), where governments will conclude a new universal climate change agreement.

When: Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 14:30 p.m. CET

Where: Altes Abgeordneten Hochhaus (AHH), UN Campus, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1, 53113 Bonn

The link to the live webcast: http://gaia.world-television.com/unfccc/pc20151118/

Together with the report, the UNFCCC secretariat will present a new, interactive microsite that allows visitors to explore climate action around the world.

Bone Fide media representatives who want to attend the event in Bonn in person are requested to send a mail to UNFCCC’s Eva Kulage, eva.kulage@one.un.org. 

Media can also put questions via Twitter using the hashtag #FCCCpress, and via email (press@unfccc.int).

About the UNFCCC
With 196 Parties, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has near universal membership and is the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol has been ratified by 192 of the UNFCCC Parties. For the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, 37 States, consisting of highly industrialized countries and countries undergoing the process of transition to a market economy, have legally binding emission limitation and reduction commitments. In Doha in 2012, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol adopted an amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, which establishes the second commitment period under the Protocol. The ultimate objective of both treaties is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system.

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