Submitted Media Advisories and Press Releases at COP25

UN Climate Change invites organizations at COP25 to share with us media advisories and press releases that we will make available for the press through this dedicated webpage. New submissions to be published on this page can be sent to releases-COP(at)

Kindly submit your information only as a link to an external website (we will not process PDFs). We can process materials in English, French and Spanish. Please clearly indicate the date of publication, organisation and title of the news content. Should your material be embargoed until a specific point in time, please clearly indicate in your e-mail.

This webpage will be updated twice a day (at 12 noon and at 5 pm CET) from Sunday, 1 December 2019 until Friday, 13 December 2019. Only content received by 11 am will be posted in the 12 noon update, and, similarly, only content received by 4 pm will be posted in the 5 pm update. Content received within one hour prior to each update will only be posted in the next update.

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Media Advisories and Press releases

Thursday 12 December 2019


Wednesday 11 December 2019
Tuesday 10 December 2019


Monday 9 December 2019
Saturday 7 December 2019
Friday 6 December 2019
Thursday 5 December 2019
Wednesday 4 December 2019
Tuesday 3 December 2019
  • UN Climate Change Media Advisory: Ms. Teresa Ribera, UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary Ovais Sarmad and WHO Director Maria Neira will be officially opening the pollution pods tomorrow morning at 9 am.


Monday 2 December 2019
  • U.S. Delegation to the 25th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change: Information Note.
  • Speaker of the House (US): Speaker Pelosi, Bicameral Congressional Delegation to Hold Press Conference at COP25 Madrid on Monday 2 December 2019.
Sunday 1 December 2019
  • United Nations media advisory: UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, will give a press conference on Sunday 1 December at 12 pm, at Press Conference Room Chiloe. The press conference will be webcast live.
  • WHO: Invitation to visit the Pollution Pods at COP25.Immersive art installation at COP25 recreates air pollution experienced daily by millions, representing a major public health issue. Read more here.
  • Friends of the Earth International Press Release:  Resurgence of carbon markets threatens people, politics and planet, say Friends of the Earth International
  • WECF Media advisory: Gender Just Climate Solutions award ceremony at COP25 - Available in English, FrenchSpanis
Saturday 30 November 2019
Friday 29 November 2019
Thursday 28 November 2019
  • Act Alliance Press Release: ACT expects COP25 to commit to strict rules to deliver climate justice
  • Press Release: COP25 Must Live up to the Urgency at Hand

Tuesday 26 November 2019
  • United Nations University - Media advisory: Press Conference “Stay or go? – Migration in the light of rising sea level in the Marshall Islands”
  • World Food Programme (WFP) - Press Release: How climate crises is driving hunger and what can be done - interview experts from the World Food Programme at UN Climate Change Conference in Spain

  • World Food Programme (WFP) - Press Release: Cómo la crisis climática causa hambre y qué hacer al respecto: entrevista a expertos del Programa Mundial de Alimentos durante la conferencia de la ONU sobre el Cambio Climático celebrada en España

  • Press Release: The Science is Screaming: How Dare You Ignore It!