The ICRC’s Call to COP27 to Strengthen Climate Action in Conflict Settings

Countries enduring armed conflict and other violence – the vast majority of which are among the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) – are some of the most vulnerable to the climate crisis. Ahead of COP27, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urges parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the governing bodies of the Conference of Parties (COP) to make three commitments to ensure that people living in conflict settings are not left behind.