Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC | COP | Conference of the Parties | Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
SAINMHÍNIÚ supreme decision-making body of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change [ IATE:843910 ] TAGAIRT COM-ET, based on:<BR>United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bodies, COP http://unfccc.int/bodies/body/6383.php [16.3.2012]
NÓTA The COP meets every year, unless the Parties decide otherwise, and generally in Bonn, the seat of the secretariat (unless a Party offers to host the session). <BR>There is a tendency for the venue of the COP to rotate among the five recognised UN regions (Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe and Western Europe and Others). <BR><BR>When referring to the event as a whole, i.e. the sessions of the COP, the CMP and of the subsidiary bodies, the term used is <b>United Nations Climate Change Conference</b> [see IATE:2232294 ].