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Statements
Statements made at the opening of the High-Level Segment at COP 18/CMP 8
Ms. Christiana Figueres

Statement by Ms. Christiana Figueres
4 December 2012
UNFCCC Executive Secretary
Statement, pdf-icon Arabic (1149 kB) , pdf-icon English (106 kB)

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H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Statement by H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah
4 December 2012
COP18 / CMP8 President
Statement, pdf-icon Arabic (2061 kB) , pdf-icon English (1486 kB)
Vuk Jeremić Statement by Mr. Vuk Jeremić
4 December 2012
President of UN General Assembly
pdf-icon Statement (1199 kB)
Mr. Ban Ki-moon Statement by Mr. Ban Ki-moon
4 December 2012
Secretary-General
Statement, pdf-icon Arabic (2376 kB) , pdf-icon English (1308 kB)
H.H. Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Statement by H.H. Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
4 December 2012
Emir of Kuwait
Statement, pdf-icon Arabic (2136 kB) , pdf-icon English (1702 kB)
H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Statement by H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani
4 December 2012
Emir of Qatar
Statement, pdf-icon Arabic (3806 kB) , pdf-icon English (2696 kB)
  Full list of statements delivered at High-Level Segment of COP 18 / CMP 8

Opening statements made at COP 18/CMP 8
H.E. Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Opening address by COP 17/CMP 7 President, Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at COP 18 / CMP 8
26 November 2012
Doha, Qatar
Opening address delivered by H.E. Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabanet at COP 18 / CMP 8
Opening address, pdf-icon English (85 kB)
His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Opening address by the President Designate of COP 18/CMP 8, His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah
26 November 2012
Doha, Qatar
Opening address by the President Designate of COP 18/CMP 8, His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah
Opening address, pdf-icon Arabic (108 kB) , pdf-icon English (367 kB)
Ms. Christiana Figueres Opening address by Christiana Figueres at COP 18 / CMP 8
26 November 2012
Doha, Qatar
Opening address delivered by the Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres at COP 18 / CMP 8
Opening address, pdf-icon English (115 kB) , pdf-icon Arabic (1603 kB)
Statement by the IPCC Chair at COP 18/CMP 8
pdf-icon Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), address at the COP plenary, Doha, Qatar, 28 November 2012 (62 kB)
Statements at the President's informal stocktaking plenary at COP 18/CMP 8

30 November 2012
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (171 kB)
pdf-icon Oral report of the Chair of the SBSTA (94 kB)
pdf-icon Oral report of the Chair of the SBI (131 kB)
pdf-icon Oral report of the Chair of the AWG-KP (95 kB)
pdf-icon Oral report of the Chair of the AWG-LCA (70 kB)
pdf-icon Oral report of the Co-Chair of the ADP (99 kB)

3 December 2012
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (165 kB)

5 December 2012
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (167 kB)

6 December 2012
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (162 kB)

7 December 2012 at 13:00
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (167 kB)

7 December 2012 at 18:30
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (168 kB)

COP/CMP Informal Plenary, 8 December 2012 at 07:30
pdf-icon Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, COP 18/CMP 8 President (168 kB)

Press releases during COP 18 / CMP 8
At UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, governments take next essential step in global response to climate change
8 December 2012
Doha, Qatar
At the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar (COP18/CMP8), governments have taken the next essential step in the global response to climate change.
pdf-icon Press release (141 kB)
UN Climate Change Secretariat and World Economic Forum launch initiative to recognize climate-friendly financing
7 December 2012
Doha, Qatar
At COP 18/CMP 8 in Doha, the UN Climate Change Secretariat, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, has launched the "Momentum for Change: Innovative Financing for Climate-friendly Investment" initiative to recognize and highlight creative financing models that enable adaptation and mitigation activities in developing countries.
pdf-icon Press release (116 kB)
UN Climate Change secretariat and Rockefeller Foundation launch initiative to support women in fighting climate change
6 December 2012
Doha, Qatar
Together with the Rockefeller Foundation, the UN Climate Change secretariat has launched a new initiative to recognize the critical role of women in fighting climate change: "Momentum for Change: Women for Results."
pdf-icon Press release (114 kB)
UN Climate Change secretariat and The Climate Group join forces to encourage government and business leadership on climate change
5 December 2012
Doha, Qatar
The UN Climate Change secretariat and the Climate Group today announced a strategic partnership which aims to encourage the mutually reinforcing leadership of business and of government at all levels by combining the efforts of their respective global initiatives to help raise awareness: the Climate Group's "Clean Revolution" campaign and the UN Climate Change Secretariat's "Momentum for Change" initiative.
pdf-icon Press release (112 kB)
UNFCCC COP 18/ CMP 8 participants celebrate 9 "Lighthouse Activities" to address climate change and improve the lives of urban poor
4 December 2012
Doha, Qatar
As part of the UN Climate Change Conference, participants came together at COP18/ CMP8 Tuesday to celebrate the accomplishments of 9 public-private "Lighthouse Activities" selected by an advisory panel coordinated by the UN Climate Change Secretariat.
pdf-icon Press release (150 kB)
Ministers arrive for COP 18/CMP 8 as high-level segment begins
4 December 2012
Doha, Qatar
The high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha gets underway on Tuesday, with ministers starting to provide guidance on key issues.
pdf-icon Press release (111 kB)
At COP 18/CMP 8 in Doha, governments successfully launch work as scheduled
28 November 2012
Doha, Qatar
Governments at the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, (COP 18/CMP 8) have successfully launched negotiations and will work to get decision texts ready or as complete as possible for the attention of the high-level ministerial part of the meeting from December 4.
pdf-icon Press release (122 kB)
World Economic Forum and UNFCCC secretariat forge partnership to showcase new models for financing climate-friendly investments
27 November 2012
Doha/Geneva
The World Economic Forum and the United Nations Climate Change secretariat announced today the launch of "Momentum for Change: Innovative Financing for Climate-friendly Investment", an initiative that showcases successful public-private financing mechanisms and approaches to support climate change adaption and mitigation activities.
pdf-icon Press release (177 kB)
UN Climate Change Conference in Doha kicks off with calls to implement agreed decisions, stick to agreed tasks and timetable
26 November 2012
Doha, Qatar
The UN Climate Change Conference in Doha began today with calls for governments to focus on essential tasks ahead of them so that the meeting can deliver agreed outcomes and constitute another step forward in the global response to climate change.
pdf-icon Press release (141 kB)


News and statements prior to COP 18 / CMP 8
UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Doha's COP18/CMP8 climate change conference must deliver objectives to speed up inadequate climate action
21 November 2012
Bonn, Germany
Top UN climate change official Christiana Figueres said on Wednesday that the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, beginning November 26, must deliver its objectives to speed up global action towards a low-emission future where everyone has the chance of a sustainable life.
pdf-icon Press release (175 kB)
UNFCCC Newsletter: Looking ahead to Doha
21 November 2012
This latest edition of the newsletter focuses on the upcoming Doha Climate Change Conference, where governments can usher in the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol and decide how to progress toward the universal agreement of 2015. It includes a video message by UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, and a statement by President-Designate of COP18/CMP8, H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah of the Government of Qatar.
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Statements at the Pre-COP Ministerial meeting (22-23 October 2012 in Seoul, Korea)
pdf-icon Opening statement (64 kB) on behalf of the President of COP 17/CMP 7
pdf-icon Opening statement (90 kB) by the Executive Secretary
pdf-icon Keynote speech (149 kB) by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea
pdf-icon Opening statement (133 kB) by the Minister of the Environment, Republic of Korea

Christiana Figueres sets out her expectations for COP18
25 September 2012
New York, United States of America
Speaking at a press conference in New York, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres outlined her expectations for COP18 in Doha at the end of the year.
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Statement by the Emir of Qatar before the general debate of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly
25 September 2012
New York, United States of America
pdf-icon Statement

Full list of statements delivered at High-Level Segment of COP 18 / CMP 8
Full list of statements delivered at High-Level Segment of COP 18 / CMP 8
 
Informal Ministerial Round Table
Informal Ministerial Round Table at COP 18 / CMP 8