Second Joint Session of IPCC Working Groups I, II and III, in cooperation with the TFI and IPCC 50

During this Session, the Panel will consider Climate Change and Land: an IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems (SRCCL) .

A press conference to present the approved Summary for Policymakers will be held at 10am CEST  on 8 August 2019 at the headquarters of the World Meteorological Organisations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Report factsheet

Recording of Opening Session

Media Advisory – interviews

Media advisory – arrangements for broadcasters

Meeting documents

Press conference

Information on speakers





Opening Statements

Statement by the IPCC Chair, Hoesung Lee

Address by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Inger Andersen -[Video message]

Statement by the Manager Adaptation programme, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Florin Vladu

Statement by the Director, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Marc Chardonnens