European Capacity Building Initiative

Are "mega-COPs" the best way to drive global climate ambition in future?

A webinar launch of the ecbi policy brief "Quo Vadis COP? Future Arrangements for Intergovernmental Meetings under the UNFCCC" took place on 26 March 2021. It was attended by 38 participants, including key UNFCCC negotiators from developed and developing countries, academics, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat staff, and representatives from nongovernment organisations. This report summarises the key discussions, and provides further clarifications on issues raised by participants.

Publication Date: 
July, 2021
Benito Müller, Jen Allan, Matthias Roesti, and Luis Gomez-Echeverri