Definitions for "Conference of Parties"
Meeting of the countries that have ratified the Framework Convention on Climate Change. Usually held once per year, the countries agree on actions to implement the provisions of the Convention.
a series on ongoing meetings andconvention on global climate issues, hosted by the UN.
The supreme body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change . It comprises more than 170 nations that have ratified the Convention. The COP's role is to promote and review the implementation of the Convention. (Source: Adapted from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)