Peru to host 2014 UN Climate Meeting

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Peru will host the 2014 UN climate change conference to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), just one year before the deadline for a new global deal to curb global warming.

The 2013 session, which will be the 20th yearly session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20), was announced by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres on Friday, Peru21 reported.

COP 20 will be Latinamerican,” Figueres said on Twitter. “Pre COP in Venezuela. COP in Peru. Thanks to both for leadership.”

Figueres was in Bonn, Germany, where a 12-day round of preparatory talks were winding down on the final day.

The 2014 conference is the last meeting before the scheduled 2015 Paris conference, where all countries are expected to establish a legally binding global warming pact. The deal would then come into force in 2020.

The 2013 COP will be held in Warsaw, Poland from November 11-22.Peru has been confirmed to host the 2014 UN climate change conference to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), just one year before the deadline for a new global deal to curb global warming.

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