COP28 : Is this COP held in Dubai doomed to be a failure ?

Corentin Gentil (LOCEAN)

Séminaire du LOCEAN.


Date de début 21/11/2023 11:00
Date de fin 21/11/2023
Organisateur LOCEAN
Lieu LOCEAN (campus Jussieu), couloir 45-55, 4e étage, pièce 417


COP28 will take place from November 30 to December 12 in Dubai, an oil-producing country, and will be chaired by the CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. Every year, the COP is presented as the « COP of the last chance », and we often get the impression that these negotiations are failures.

What really happens at a COP ? What is negotiated ? Do things move forward ? I’ll try to answer these questions from the perspective of both a civil society eye and a national delegation negotiator eye, by first recalling the context of COP28 and how COP27 went.

I’ll also talk about the Science – Policy-making interface, on which I’ve been working on for the past two years, and the (issues of) logistics of conferences attended by tens of thousands of people.

Informations supplémentaires

Sorbonne Université, Campus Pierre et Marie Curie (Jussieu)
Couloir 45-55, 4e étage, pièce 417

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