During the 18th Conference of Parties to UNFCCC at Doha, the UN system focused on modalities under the umbrella of the CEB Climate Change Action Framework. These activities brought together a number of agencies under various thematic focus areas, and demonstrated the UN system’s collective capacity to support countries in the implementation of climate action.
This High-level event, co-hosted by the UN Secretary-General, as Chair of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) and the State of Qatar, showcased people-centered sustainable solutions to the challenge of climate change.
p>The breadth and coherence of United Nations system activities was reflected in several Side Events at COP18/CMP8. The side events gathered a number of agencies under a thematic focus and demonstrated how the United Nations system responds to country needs and supports implementation of climate action at global, regional, national and local levels, given the urgent need to accelerate action on adaptation and mitigation.