Special Coverage of COP24, the UN Climate Change Conference
2 December-14 December 2018

As world leaders and change-makers gather this December in Katowice, Poland, for the 24th Conference of the Parties of the Climate Change Convention, or COP24, UN News will provide you with a front row seat to all the action.

Follow the negotiations on how nations can collectively limit global warming, find out about the latest technologies available to reduce the harmful impact of human activity on the planet, stay connected to those who are making a difference, every day, across the globe.

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Beating climate change, boosting women: bike advocate takes to Damascus streets

When “conflict was underway, and checkpoints were increasing everywhere” in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Sarah Zein started biking to avoid the traffic, but verbal sexual harassment on the streets, soon became a big problem. The co-founder of “Yalla Let's Bike" – or Come on Let's Bike - sat down for an interview with UN News’s Yasmina Guerda at the COP24 climate change conference in Poland, where she received an award for her work on gender and climate. 

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COLLECTION OF PHOTOS ON CLIMATE CHANGE FROM UN PHOTO

 

PHOTOS From Katowice Climate Change Conference, COP24