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2020 Heartbeats

The heartbeat moments below represent a few of the key opportunities to step up and engage in accelerating climate action so that we can meet the 2020 climate turning point.

SEPTEMBER 12 - 14, 2018 | San Francisco

The 2018 Global Climate Action Summit is being held from September 12-14 in San Francisco. It will bring together leaders from national, state and local governments, businesses, investors and citizens from around the world.

 

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SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 5, 2018 | New York City

The UN General Assembly's 73rd session will open on 18 September 2018. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 25 September 2018, and is scheduled to last for nine working days.

 

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SEPTEMBER 24 - 30, 2018 | New York City

Climate Week NYC is one of the key summits in the international calendar for driving climate action forward.

 

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SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 | New York City

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum is an opportunity for presidents and prime ministers to discuss their vision with the business community, and for the two groups to find new ways to work together towards common goals.

 

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OCTOBER 12 - 14, 2018 | Bali Nusa Dua

Each autumn The World Bank Group and The International Monetary Fund hold annual meetings to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international economic development and finance. This is a key moment to engage finance ministers on enhanced climate ambition and opportunity.

 

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NOVEMBER 6 - 8, 2018 | Beijing

The Bloomberg New Economy Forum brings business executives, world leaders and thought leaders from East and West together for substantive debates and intensive working sessions in the search for solutions, including on climate change.

 

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NOVEMBER, 22, 2018 | Online

The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), a group of more than 50 countries most vulnerable to climate change, will convene the first carbon-free leaders’ summit on 22 November, 2018 to promote inclusive dialogue and strategies to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions.

 

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DECEMBER 12 - 14, 2018 | Katowice

COP24 is a key moment for governments to review progress and announce that they will enhance their national climate targets and action plans over the next two years, pointing the world towards a safer and more prosperous future.

 

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JANUARY 22 - 25, 2019 | Davos

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year.

 

 

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SEPTEMBER, 2019 | New York City

The UN Secretary-General's Summit in September 2019 is the ideal moment for Leaders to confirm, in good company, that their countries will “step up” and provide some detail around their new ambitions, for example by previewing a new NDC and outlining a new long-term decarbonization strategy.

 

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Mission 2020 is a collective commitment to increase the pace and scale of greenhouse gas emissions reductions, so that we can achieve a turning point by 2020 to protect the world's most vulnerable communities.

If you are contributing to the descent of emissions by 2020, or helping others to do the same, you are already part of the mission. We encourage you to think about what more you can do to share your story during some of the heartbeat moments above, by using #2020dontbelate on social media to highlight your contribution, and by challenging your leaders and peers to join this exciting journey to a better future.

 

CONNECT

Connect to Mission 2020 efforts globally - whether it's a new report, a selfie-video you take, a photo or an event - use the hashtag #2020DontBeLate on your social media channels and share what you are doing to help bend the curve.