Peatland Pavilion at COP26

The Peatland Pavilion at UNFCCC COP26 highlighted the importance of global peatlands for the climate, people, and the planet as a key nature-based solution to climate change.

Peatland Pavilion at COP26

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Virtual Peatland Pavilion

 

The first-ever Peatland Pavilion at UNFCCC COP26 took place from 1st to 12th November 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. The Peatland Pavilion highlighted the importance of global peatlands for the climate, people, and the planet as a key nature-based solution to climate change across the 12 days.

We were delighted to welcome over 1,680 delegates to the online Peatland Pavilion conference platform where all of the sessions that took place in the physical Peatland Pavilion in the Blue Zone were live streamed and recorded. Recordings of the sessions will be available online shortly. 

The Virtual Peatland Pavilion exists to complement the physical Peatland Pavilion as a long-lasting resource and knowledge hub. Created by Richard Lindsay (University of East London) the Virtual Peatland Pavilion has a wealth of digitised content for you to enjoy and we encourage you all to explore and share this fantastic resource.

Virtual Peatland Pavilion

 

We hope you continue this journey with us to advocate for the conservation, restoration, and sustainable management of peatlands, because #PeatlandsMatter for our nature and climate future!

 

The Peatland Pavilion is a global collaboration between the UN, Member States, NGO’s, academia, practitioners, business communities and people. It has been created and coordinated by: 

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The coordinators are extremely grateful to the following who have provided financial support to make the first ever Peatland Pavilion, online equivalent and its events possible:

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