Sixtieth Session of the IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Change is meeting to set the roadmap for the just-started seventh cycle at its 60th Session from 16 to 19 January in Istanbul, Türkiye. The latest cycle began with the election of the new IPCC and Task Force Bureau members at the end of July 2023.

Opening ceremony

The opening ceremony that took place at 10 a.m. on 16 January was addressed by:

  • IPCC Chair Jim Skea
    [Welcome remarks]
  • Türkiye’s Deputy Minister of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change Fatma Varank
  • Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Inger Andersen
    [Video message]  [Remarks]
  • Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization Celeste Saulo
    [Video message] [Remarks]
  • Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Simon Stiell.
    [Video message]