UNFCCC (United Nations Climate Change Secretariat )

UNFCCC profile

  • Overview

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the focus of the political process to address Climate Change.
    The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat catalyzes action by all to address climate change, minimize adverse impacts and stabilize GHG concentrations.
    Under the guidance of the Parties, the UNFCCC secretariat provides the highest quality support to the intergovernmental negotiations and the implementation of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement by a range of activities, including substantive and organizational support to meetings of the Parties and the implementation of commitments. and to the mobilization of enhanced climate action by non-Party stakeholders.

    Preferences in private sector partnership

    The UN Climate Change Secretariat would like to engage with the private sector to access new knowledge, expertise, financing and broad reach – resources that are often critical to advancing its work.

    The UN Climate Change Secretariat seeks to engage in mutually beneficial collaborative partnerships to promote and support climate action, allowing partners to demonstrate their social and environmental responsibility.

    Further guidelines
    1. http://unfccc.int/files/secretariat/partnerships/application/pdf/b_2017_1_unfccc_guidelines_for_partnership_final.pdf
    Preferred partnership types

    Advocacy of global issues; Business opportunities in low income communities/countries ; Project funding; Provision of goods; Provision of services / personnel; Standards and guidelines development

    Sustainable Development Goals

    1. No poverty; 2. Zero hunger; 3. Good health and well-being; 4. Quality education; 5. Gender equality; 6. Clean water and sanitation; 7. Affordable and clean energy; 8. Decent work and economic growth; 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure; 10. Reduced inequalities; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 13. Climate action; 14. Life below water; 15. Life on land; 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions; 17. Partnerships for the goals

    Issue areas

    Children's Rights; Climate Change; Education; Energy; Human Rights; Women's Empowerment; Youth

    Type(s) of services / business sectors


    Goods categories

    Books & audiovisual; Environmental


    Description Date
    Call for Action: 2019 UN Climate Change Partnerships including COP25 27 Mar 2019
    Promotion of voluntary climate action and sustainability in the events and meetings industry 06 Oct 2017
    Using Distributed Ledger Technologies, including blockchain, to support global climate action 06 Oct 2017
    Call for Partnerships: Integration with the UN Platform for Voluntary Cancellation of CERs 04 Oct 2017
    Call for Partnerships: Enhancing awareness and increase voluntary climate action by individuals 04 Oct 2017
    Call for Partnerships: The provision of support through UNFCCC’s Regional Collaboration Centres 04 Oct 2017
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