Poland to host 2018 UN climate conference

WARSAW,   (Xinhua) — Poland will organize the 24th UN Climate Change conference in 2018, spokesman of the Polish Ministry of Environment Pawel Mucha said Friday.

Mucha told Polish Press Agency that this decision was announced by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Friday evening.

During a speech at the 22th climate conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, Polish Minister of Environment Jan Szyszko offered to host the climate conference in 2018.

He said that on behalf of the Polish government, he proposed to organize the 24th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the 14th session of Meeting of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.

The so-called Conferences of the parties take place every year and serve to negotiate the details of global climate change policies. Poland has already organized two such events in 2008 in Poznan and 2013 in the country’s capital Warsaw. Enditem