2002 Events

UN Milan Climate Change Conference - December 2003 - COP 9

Milan, Italy
Monday, December 1, 2003 to Friday, December 12, 2003

1 – 12 December 2003 The parties agreed to use the Adaptation Fund established at COP7 in 2001 primarily in supporting developing countries better adapt to climate change. The fund would also be used for capacity-building through technology transfer. At COP9, the parties also agreed to review the first national reports submitted by 110 non-Annex I countries.


UN Marrakech Climate Change Conference - October 2001 - COP 7

Marrakech, Morocco
Monday, October 29, 2001 to Friday, November 9, 2001

At the COP 7 meeting in Marrakech, Morocco from 29 October to 10 November 2001, negotiators wrapped up the work on the Buenos Aires Plan of Action, finalizing most of the operational details and setting the stage for nations to ratify the Kyoto Protocol.deadlink deadlink The completed package of decisions is known as the Marrakech Accords. The United States delegation maintained its observer role, declining to participate actively in the negotiations.


G8/G20 Conference - June 2010

Toronto, Canada
Friday, June 25, 2010 to Sunday, June 27, 2010
The 36th G8 summit was held in Huntsville, Ontario, from June 25–26, 2010.

In this year's meeting, the G8 leaders agreed in reaffirming the group's essential and continuing role in international affairs and "assertions of new-found relevance." The 2010 G-20 Toronto Summit is the fourth meeting of the G-20 heads of government, primarily to discuss the global financial system and the world economy, which took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada during June 26–27, 2010.