COP 28: A Global Dialogue

VITO will be a participant in COP28 – the 28th annual UN climate conference – taking place in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December 2023. This pivotal event will focus on collective efforts to limit global temperature rises to 1.5°C – as agreed in the Paris Agreement of 2015 – addressing crucial topics such as clean energy transition, financial support for climate action, and fostering inclusivity.

VITO’s International Climate Services

Within this global dialogue, VITO’s main focus will be on partnerships with countries and international organizations to collaborate on international climate services. These services are designed to support climate-informed decision-making for both mitigating and adapting to climate change. VITO's international climate services portfolio spans three main climate domains:

1. Climate Adaptation (Climate Resilience Support):

  • Tailored solutions enhancing resilience to climate challenges.

  • Expert guidance on best practices, technology assessments, and solution development.

2. Climate Mitigation (Climate Policy and Strategy Support)

  • Strategic support for developing and implementing effective climate policies.

  • Economic analysis and counseling to align strategies with global climate objectives.

3. Monitoring (Remote Sensing for Climate Data):

  • Remote sensing technologies for accurate and real-time climate data monitoring.

  • Proactive tools for informed decision-making in climate-related endeavors.

Through our international climate services, VITO accelerates the transition to a sustainable world. This involves the economic and societal support of Flanders through interdisciplinary climate-related research and the active involvement of Flemish companies in international technical assistance projects. Our commitment thus aligns with Europe’s Global Approach to Research and Innovation, emphasizing collaboration for innovative solutions in line with global sustainability goals.

For a comprehensive understanding of our international climate services, we invite you to visit the dedicated page on our website.

VITO’s COP28 programme

Interested in our activities at COP28? Explore our detailed schedule below outlining VITO’s participation in various events, discussions, and interactive sessions during COP28.

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As COP28 unfolds, we welcome you to stay informed about VITO’s participation in this global dialogue. Connect with us on LinkedIn and X to receive real-time updates and insights.

To delve into the broader context of COP28, we encourage you to visit the official COP28 website for in-depth details and schedules.