International meetings

United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 15

Decisions are to be taken on a new global climate agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen from 7-18 December 2009. The overall goal for the meeting is to establish an ambitious global climate agreement for the period from 2012 when the first commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol expires.

Photo: Gunnar Seijbold/Regeringskansliet

Connie Hedegaard, President of COP 15

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) forms the basis of international climate cooperation. Representatives of the countries that that signed UNFCCC meet every year at special conferences of the parties (COP).

Pre-meeting news

Sunday 13 December

Post-meeting news



7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 December


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    Copenhagen, Denmark



Ministry in charge

Ministry of Environment


  • Lars Ekecrantz

    Director, Ministry of Environment

  • Eva Lindhé

    Head of Information Services, Ministry of Environment

  • Anna Bäckman

    Press Officer, Ministry of the Environment

    +46 8 405 10 00

  • Lennart Bodén

    Press Secretary to the Minister for the Environment Andreas Carlgren

    +46 8 405 10 00

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