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UN Climate Conference 2021

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 53869, tabled on 23 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will publish the details of all meetings which (a) she and (b) her predecessor has attended with (i) Heads of States, (ii) Ambassadors, (iii) business leaders and (iv) civil society, where COP26 was the leading topic of discussion in the last 12 months.

Answered on

18 October 2021

To help deliver a successful COP26, climate diplomacy is at the centre of the work of the whole FCDO diplomatic network and a priority for the Foreign Secretary's engagement. FCDO Ministers regularly raise climate issues in a range of meetings, including bilateral engagements, negotiations and multilateral summits. This year the former Foreign Secretary discussed climate in more than 100 engagements with counterparts across the world - this includes recently at September's UN General Assembly.

Details of meetings held by Ministers in the Department with external organisations are recorded in our transparency data, which is published on GOV.UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fcdo-ministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings