While the exhibitions and ‘fringe’ events provide hands-on and physical explanation, the real work of COP26 takes place with a raft of meetings between the countries’ representatives.
Alok Sharma MP (pictured) is serving as President for COP26 and Minister of State at the Cabinet Office since 2021. He resigned his previous position as Secretary of State for Business in order to lead COP26
The opening day – today Sunday 31 October – effectively is a ‘settling in’ day ahead of the main business starting on Monday.
You can see live streams of the event and full programme details here
‘Transport Day’ has been set for Wednesday 10th November.
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The presidency programme for COP26 will showcase momentum from the whole of society, and focus on key issues to drive ambition and action. A full list of the schedule is here
With the UK as hosts, and therefore taking Presidency of the event, a Presidency Pavilion provides a range of speeches and presentations. Full details of the event programme are here
More details: ukcop26.org