UN climate change conference - 1-12 December 2008, Poznan, Poland
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Each year the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCC) holds negotiating sessions known as the "COP" (conference of parties). COP14 takes place in 2008, in the Polish city of Poznań from 1-14 December 2008 and will continue to work on the "Bali Action Plan" which was agreed at COP 13. The purpose of the Bali Action Plan is to commence implementation on Convention obligations that have not been met thus far, and also design the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol to start after 2012.

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