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Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
( UNFCCC )

The roughly 450 staff of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat in Bonn work towards the goal set out in the Framework Convention, namely to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system. Among other things, the staff support climate change negotiations and the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement, organizes meetings, and analyzes and reviews climate change information and data reported by Parties. The secretariat also supports governments and institutions building resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change and helps scale up climate action at all levels and in all sectors of society, including cities, regions, businesses, investors.

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Head of Organization

UNFCCC head portrait, Ms. Patricia Espinosa
Ms. Patricia Espinosa

Executive Secretary
of the United Nations
Framework Convention
on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Contact information

Postal Address

UNFCCC secretariat
P.O. Box 260124
D-53153 Bonn, Germany


For official business and
general inquiries, email
secretariat@unfccc.int


For media and inquiries
about this website, email
press@unfccc.int

Office Locations

Main office
UNFCCC secretariat
UN Campus
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1
D-53113 Bonn, Germany

Haus Carstanjen Office
Martin-Luther-King-Straße 8
D-53175 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)228-815 1000
Fax: +49 (0)228-815 1999

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