The UK will host the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 1–12 November 2021. This will be the largest international climate change summit the UK has hosted, bringing together more than 30,000 delegates – including heads of States, climate experts and campaigners – to agree on coordinated action to tackle climate change.
Ahead of and beyond COP26, the British Council is launching an innovative programme of activities and engagements to bring together people – especially the young – from across the world. We are working with partners in the UK and worldwide to support the success and legacy of COP26 by using our global network to create opportunities for cooperation, dialogue and action in arts, education and science which address the shared challenge of climate change. The Rivers of Life, under the Country Innovation Fund initiative, is one of the activities that the British Council in Viet Nam is delivering locally in the run-up to COP26.