Claire Perry O'Neill tweets the confirmation of UK's hosting of COP26

Written by Neil Goodwin on .


Claire Perry O'Neill, currently the Devizes MP announced on Twitter Glasgow's hosting of COP26, of which she will be president has been confirmed:


Hurray! We are officially the nominated hosts for joint UK:Italy #COP26 with main negotiations in Glasgow.  I’m so honoured to be the COP26 President.  Huge efforts ahead but so much opportunity too.


COP26 (26th Conference of the Parties) is the major United Nations Climate Change summit that will take place in Glasgow at the end of next year.  Hosted in partnership with Italy this will attract an estimated 30,000 visitors to Glasgow and it's core objective is to produce an international response to the climate emergency.