UN announces COP25 will take place in December in Chile

(Climate Action, 8 Mar 2019) It has been announced that the United Nations Climate Change Conference will be hosted in December 2019 in Santiago, Chile.

COP25 will take place in Santiago on the 2-13th December 2019, with the exact venue to be announced imminently. The pre COP will be on from 26 November to 1 December 2019.

Chile was announced as the host country back in December last year. The South American country has taken over from Brazil, who withdrew from hosting after the new President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro said on his campaign that he may pull out of the Paris Agreement.

The UNFCCC broke the news of the new confirmed dates on twitter:

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Climate Action, 8 Mar 2019: UN announces COP25 will take place in December in Chile