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Here are the newest updates from our volunteers and staff.
Apr 27

Latin American Declaration

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The Latin American Declaration is here! Along with the Mock COP26 Global Treaty, delegates from Latin American Countries (South America, Central America and the Caribbean) got together to summarise their […]

Apr 15

One Donation, Twice the Impact

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We want to make sure that youth voices are at the heart of COP26 with policymakers taking their concerns, proposals, and solutions into account when making decisions. Help us to […]

Apr 06

Hitting The Ground Running

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The first Phase of Mock COP26 saw over 330 youth delegates convene from 140 countries to amplify their voices as a result of the postponement of COP26, underlining 6 pivotal […]

Feb 18

Onto The Next Chapter

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Hello there, welcome back! As the year 2020, ground to a halt, so did the activities here at Mock COP26 (MC26). Behold, after the restful and very much needed break, […]

Dec 17

Volunteer Experience

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I heard of Mock COP26 from one of the environmental agencies I was volunteering at earlier in the year and I didn’t think twice before I immediately joined in. Majorly […]

Dec 12

Climate Ambition Summit

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Mock COP26 reactive to UN Climate Ambition Summit on 12 December 2020   Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement. The 2015 agreement, at COP21,  was a […]

Dec 09

Staff Reflection

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O que eu aprendi na Mock COP26? What did I learn at Mock COP26? I’m Via and I’m an event coordinator on Mock COP26. I got in the project as a […]

Dec 04

In the UK…

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 The Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson has announced the country’s new 2030 greenhouse gas emissions goals. The Nationally Determined Contribution, or NDC, targets a 68% reduction in annual […]

Nov 28

What’s next?

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Well, what two weeks it has been. After months of preparation, hours and hours of zoom calls, and endless Slack threads, Mock COP26 has finished on time and delivered the […]

Nov 28

Takeaway Messages

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During the past week, I had the privilege to listen to several hours of inspiring and thought-provoking speeches and panel discussions from fellow youth. Now it is my turn to […]

Nov 25

Why Now? What For?

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Mock COP26 has been in the news lately. Various platforms featured Mock COP 26 youth organizers, volunteers, and delegates. . We’ve been in more than 50 features – BBC, CBC […]

Nov 19

Today’s the day!

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Well, today’s the day. After weeks and months of zoom calls, google docs, countless panics and unforeseen hiccups as well as a LOT of messages and emails, today all our […]

Living with climate crisis
Nov 10

Living with climate crisis

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Ask any islander how climate change is affecting them, and they will share with you the immense struggle they continue to experience EVERY SINGLE DAY. I was born in a […]

Nov 04

We reached our goal!

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We are beyond grateful to every person who donated to our Crowdfunder campaign! Thanks to you, we reached our £15,000 target days before our scheduled end date, making Mock COP […]

Who’s behind Mock COP26?
Oct 27

Who’s behind Mock COP26?

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Eighteen (18) youth from various continents all over the world teamed up to organize this ambitious feat of having a 2-week online global conference on climate change. Our Event Coordinators […]

Sep 28

Championing Inclusivity

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By running Mock COP26 we are showing the world what COP26 would look like if young people were in charge. We are not merely replicating the format of COP summits, […]

Sep 11

Speaker Applications Open

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Over the past two months, Mock COP26 has made a lot of progress. What used to be a simple idea is quickly becoming a large international event, with a global […]

Aug 26

Raising Ambition

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COP25 was not ambitious. Following the event, UN Secretary-General António Guterres tweeted that he was “disappointed” with the results of the conference and that “the international community lost an important […]

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