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The Trialogue
on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Desertification

Current Status
Climate Change

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

UN Convention on Biological Diversity

UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Completed:. COP 27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt (6-18 November 2022)
Next major event: COP28 to be held in Dubai, UAE in November 2023
Other events: See website
As of 6 November 2022, 198 countries and 1 regional economic integration organization (the EEC) have deposited instruments of ratification, accession, approval or acceptance.

Completed: COP 14 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, (November 2018)
Next major event: COP 15 in Kunming, China, (early 2021)
Other events: See website
As of January 2022, the convention had 196 countries signed up to the Convention

Completed: COP 15 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (9 to 20 May 2022)
Next major event: COP 16 (in Saudi Arabia, 2024)
Other events: See website
As of 2022, the UNCCD has been ratified by 197 states: all 193 UN Member States, the Cook Islands, Niue, the State of Palestine and the European Union.