Statements made during the Leaders
Leaders Event list of speakers (186 kB) (updated 29 November 2015 at 2200)The preliminary list of speakers (attached pdf) includes all Leaders who have registered to deliver
a statement at the Leaders Event on Monday, 30 November 2015 during the Twenty-first session of the
Conference of the Parties and the Eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the
Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP 21/CMP 11).
Due to the number of Leaders attending, two meeting rooms will be available for delivery of the
statements. The list indicates the names of the two meeting rooms. In addition, the list is divided
into two segments, morning and afternoon.
Given the number Parties and the limited amount of time available for statements, it will be necessary
to limit the duration of each statement and in fairness to all speakers, time limits will be strictly
enforced, Parties are reminded that statements made during the Leaders Event should not exceed the
Full texts of the statements will not be circulated in hard copy in the rooms during the Leaders Event.
Statements delivered during the Leaders Event will be uploaded and made available on the UNFCCC
webpage. In order to have statements posted on the UNFCCC webpage, Parties speaking at the Leaders
Event are requested to e-mail an electronic copy of the statement in advance to the following e-mail
All Parties are kindly requested to provide the Conference Officer in the plenary with 15 copies of
their statements in advance to meet the needs of the interpreters.
Parties are reminded that as indicated the secretariat is not in a position to accommodate individual
requests for changes in a Party’s speaking slot. Parties wishing to make a change should arrange
to exchange slots with another Party, and jointly notify the secretariat of the agreement that has been
Special badges will be required for access and attendance at the opening of COP 21/CMP 11 and the
Leaders Event and to hear statements by HoS/G.
More information on the Leaders Event is included in the first Message to Parties, (466 kB) the second Message to Parties (571 kB) , and also at the following link:
COP 21 Paris Information Hub