Petersberg Climate Dialogue

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News:The 11th session of ‘Petersberg Climate Dialogue’ was held for the first time through video conferencing.

Facts:

  • Petersberg Climate Dialogue has been organized by the Government of Germany since 2010.
  • Aim:To provide a forum for informal high-level political discussions, focusing both on international climate negotiations and the advancement of climate action. 
  • The 11th Dialogue was co-chaired by Germany and the United Kingdom, the incoming Presidency of 26th Conference of Parties(COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC).
  • Union Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar represented India in the virtual Dialogue.