COP 21 - 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


COP 21 - 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

30 November - 11 December 2015, Paris

COP21 will be a crucial round of international climate negotiations with the main objective to endorse a legally binding international climate agreement,  under which all Parties would commit to make necessary efforts to keep global warming below 2°C by the end of the century.

DG Research and Innovation, as a member of the European Commission's negotiating task force led by DG CLIMA, will showcase at COP 21 the contribution of research and innovation on climate-related challenges.

Several side events will be organised in the European Union Pavilion, Hall 2B:

  • Monday, 30 November 2015, 12:30-14:00 Room ‘Luxembourg’ - Consumption-based Carbon Accounting and Policies: Research on Opportunities, Barriers and Implementation More details here
  • Thursday 3 December 2015 18:30 -20:00 Room 'Brussels’ - Open Earth Observation Data, Knowledge and Services for a Climate Resilient Society - A Case for Africa
  • Saturday, 5 December 2015, 14:30 -16:00 Room 'Brussels’ -  Climate Change in the Arctic: Local, Regional, and Global Impacts More details here
  • Monday, 7 December 2014, 18:30 -20:00 Room 'Brussels’- Which grid for a secure and sustainable Electricity Future in Europe?
  • Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 18.00 – 20.00 Room 'Brussels’ - EU flagship side-event Research and innovation: Our energy for a low-carbon future - Featuring European Commission’s Vice President for the Energy Union and Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation.
  • Friday, 11 December 2014, 16:30- 18.00 Room ‘Luxembourg’ - Monitoring the global water cycle and climate change - its application to the society


You will find below the flyers supporting the events.

Please note that this page will be regularly updated during the COP 21.


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