UK Overseas Territories at COP26, Glasgow

The 26th meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties, or COP, was held in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, from 31 October to 13 November 2021. 

It was attended by several governments and representatives of governments of the UK Overseas Territories as well as a youth delegation from the Cayman Islands. 

On Saturday, the 6th November 2021, to coincide with the event ‘Our Vision for Healthy Oceans’ at COP26 in Glasgow on Nature Day in the UK Pavilion, the UK Overseas Territories agreed an ‘Overseas Territories Climate Change Pledge’.

A recording of the session can be seen below: 

In addition, an interview with the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Professor John Cortes, was broadcast on local Gibraltarian television as well as lots of other press coverage. The interview can be seen here

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