COP: The UN Climate Change Conference

The Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) meets every year to discuss ways to deal with climate change. KKL-JNF forms part of Israel's official delegation to COP every year, as part of its mission to exchange knowledge and expertise with other countries.
 

Presenters at the Israel-India side event at COP19. Photo: KKL-JNF

COP23 in Bonn, Germany - November 6-17, 2017

This year, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will hold is bienale Conference of Parties (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany between 6-17.11.2017.

 

KKL-JNF will form part of the Israeli delegation. As Israel's largest and oldest green organization that works hand in hand with the Israeli government, KKL-JNF shares its expertise in dryland afforestation and combatting desertification with other countries and international organizations in need.

 

At COP23, KKL-JNF will: 

 

1) Host a side event on November 16th, together with the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection and reepresentatives from the Governor's office in California. The panel will be mediated by a renowned environmental expert from UCLA.

 

2) Run an exhibition booth from November 12-17, in order to disseminate the activities of KKL-JNF in order mitigating and adapting to climate change. KKL-JNF will present its cutting edge knowledge regarding dryland afforestation, lessons learned from past experience and the techniques KKL-JNF uses in arid and semi-arid conditions. Moreover, KKL-JNF will showcase its knowledge of Integrated Biological Pest Management, its experience with the introduction of natural enemies for pests, and tree improvement programs for pest and drought resistant species.

The booth will also serve as an opportunity for networking and international cooperation by offering KKL-JNF's knowledge and knowhow to developing countries.

COP23 in Bonn, Germany: 6-17 November, 2017

COP23 in Bonn, Germany: 6-17 November, 2017

 
KKL-JNF at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP23).
 
 
For international collaboration proposals, contact Asaf Karavani at asafk@kkl.org.il
 

About COP

About COP

Since the establishment of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) in 1995, the Conference of Parties (COP) to the UNFCC has been gathering each year to discuss issues and assess actions regarding climate change.

COP 21 Conference in 2015

COP 21 Conference in 2015

COP21 took place in Paris, France on November 30- December 11, 2015. KKL-JNF participated  from December 4-11, as part of Israel's official delegation to the conference.

COP 19 Conference in 2013

COP 19 Conference in 2013

COP19 took place in Warsaw, Poland on November 11-22, 2013. KKL-JNF participated  from November 15-22, as part of Israel's official delegation to the conference.

COP 17 Conference in 2011

COP 17 Conference in 2011

COP 17 was held in Durban, South Africa, with KKL-JNF's delegation joining official representatives from the ministries of Environmental Protection, Foreign Affairs and Industry, Trade and Labor.

COP 16 Conference in 2010

COP 16 Conference in 2010

In 2010, KKL-JNF participated in COP 16, the sixteenth gathering of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held in Cancun, Mexico.

COP 15 Conference in 2009

COP 15 Conference in 2009

COP 15 was held in December 2009, in Copenhagen. KKL-JNF formed part of the official Israeli delegation headed by the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the Ministry for Environmental Protection.

COP 13 Conference in 2007

COP 13 Conference in 2007

In December 2007, KKL-JNF sent a delegation to the Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia, which was the 13th gathering of the more than 180 nations that have signed the UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).