The 13th Petersberg Climate Dialogue, held between 17 and 19 July immediately after the G7 summit and interim negotiations in Bonn, brought together senior representatives from some 40 countries to pave the way towards COP27. As part of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, an ICN volunteer also participated in the informal exchange with German government representatives and other young civil society delegates.
At the end of COP26, in November 2021, world leaders included in the final policy document, the Glasgow Climate Pact, the promise that each UNFCCC member state would submit updated targets on climate change mitigation and adaptation by COP27, or at least by the end of 2022. What happened to that promise? How many countries have deposited updates of their national climate pledges (NDCs)?