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UN Climate Change Conference

Posted on : 04 Dec 2019

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  • UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP25 gets underway in the Spanish capital, Madrid, under the Presidency of Chile and with logistical support from the Government of Spain from 2-13 December 2019.
  • The conference is designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Following agreement on the implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement at COP 24 in Poland last year, a key objective is to complete several matters with respect to the full operationalization of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
  • The conference will include:
    • The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25),
    • The fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 15), and
    • The second session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 2).
  • The fifty-first sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 51) and the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 51) will take place 2 - 9 December 2019.
  • The main task of the conference is said to be taking a few important steps, which are the UN climate change agenda, including dealing with several issues pertaining to the full operationalization of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Article Related Questions

  1. UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) is underway;consider the following statements regarding it
    1.UN Climate Change Conference,known as COP25 gets underway in the Spanish capital,Madrid.
    2.Summit would be under the Presidency of India.
    3.A key objective is to complete several matters with respect to the full operationalization of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
    Which of the above statement is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 2 only

    2.2 and 3 only

    3.1 and 3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 1 and 3 only


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