ITU continues to actively participate in the negotiations held within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reach a new global agreement on climate change. ITU follows the Technology Mechanism in particular, which was created to facilitate the implementation of enhanced action on technology development and transfer to support action on climate change mitigation and adaptation. ITU has participated in several previous UN Climate Change Conferences, including COP-18
, which was held in 2012 in Doha, Qatar, and
, which was held in 2013 in Warsaw, Poland.
The next COP (COP-20
) will take place in Lima, Peru from 1 to 12 December 2014.