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Contents below:

     · Notes on the UNFCCC website

       · UNFCCC main website

         · Other UNFCCC websites

           · UNFCCC constituencies

Notes on the UNFCCC website

   · The UNFCCC website is sizeable and contains a great deal of critically useful information.

   · At the same time, it is highly complex, idiosyncratically organized, and appears to be updated &

     restructured often.

   · It can thus be difficult to navigate, particularly inasmuch as there does not appear to be a sitemap.

   · To complicate matters, some UNFCCC initiatives are are double-listed both on the main website

      and on a modified core URL. For instance, the Race to Zero campaign is listed at both:


                         ...and at:


   · Listed below are key highlights that are roughly organized according to the UNFCCC's website


UNFCCC main website

   · Main UNFCCC webpages all begin with "http//"

   · Several "directories" are only viewable by hover-clicking on the main menu items on the main page. For

     instance, this is what one sees when clicking on "Climate action" at the main page:

   · Listed directly below is a small selection of pages on the main UNFCCC website. Again, keep in mind

     that the UNFCCC website is often updated, so the links below may have shifted.

Parties & non-Party stakeholders

     Governing bodies

          COP: Conference of the parties under the 1992 UNFCCC

          COP: Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the

                   1997 Kyoto Protocol

          CMA: Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the

                   2015 Paris Agreement

     Party groupings (negotiating groups)

     Admitted NGOs

     Task Force on Displacement


     Adaptation and resilience

          National Adaptation Plans


Climate action

     Introduction to climate action

Documents and decisions



About us


UNFCCC timeline

Other UNFCCC websites

· The following websites are produced by the UNFCCC, but have particularized URLs (e.g.,

Global Climate Action ~ Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action (NAZCA)

     149 Cooperative Initiatives

          · The following are only a sample of these:

              · Airport Carbon Accreditation

              · Assessing Low-Carbon Transition (ACT)

              · Climate Neutral Now

           · Main site

                    · ” initiative launched by UN Climate Change in 2015 to encourage everyone in

                       society to take action to help achieve a climate neutral world by mid-century, as

                       enshrined in the Paris Agreement.

Climate Champions

Race to Resilience

Race to Zero

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTNC)

UN Climate Change and Universities Partnership Programme

UNFCCC constituencies

     · Business and industry NGOs (BINGO)

     · Environmental NGOs (ENGO)

     · Farmers and agricultural NGOs

     · Indigenous peoples organizations (IPO)

     · Local government and municipal authorities (LGMA)

     · Research and Independent Non-governmental Organizations (RINGO)

     · Trade union NGOs (TUNGO)

     · Women and gender constituency (WGC)

     · Children and youth NGOs (YOUNGO)

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)