USAID at COP27

27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt –

The United States is working with countries around the world every day to advance climate ambition and ensure a strong outcome from COP27.

Tackling the climate crisis will require not only implementing the commitments and goals countries have already made but enhancing those where they are insufficient to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change.

U.S. Center at COP27

Throughout COP27, the U.S. Center will provide livestream and recorded video of the Center’s full schedule of events.

USAID Announcements

USAID Progress Toward Implementing COP26 Initiatives

USAID announced multiple initiatives to combat the climate crisis at COP26 in Glasgow. Read about our progress:

USAID Progress Toward COP26 Announcements

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced multiple initiatives to combat the climate crisis at COP26 in Glasgow. You can find below a summary of the progress we’ve made over the last year implementing these initiatives.

USAID Progress on Climate Strategy

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FACT SHEET – USAID’s new Agency-wide Climate Strategy (2022–2030) aims to guide our humanitarian and development work through 2030 in a way that is truly different: by calling on all of USAID—all regions, programs, and operations—to play a part in a whole-of-Agency response to the crisis.

USAID Progress on PREPARE

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Co-led by USAID and the U.S. Department of State, the President’s Emergency Plan for Adaptation and Resilience (PREPARE) is the U.S. government’s contribution to the global effort to address the impacts of the climate crisis.

USAID Progress on Forest Conservation

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USAID is delivering on forest conservation with a more than $250 million annual portfolio (including sustainable landscapes and biodiversity funds) across more than 50 countries.

USAID Progress on Climate Finance

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FACT SHEET – At COP26, USAID set a target of mobilizing $150 billion in climate finance by 2030 from public and private sources as part of a global effort to substantially increase global climate finance flows to match projected needs.

USAID Progress on Global Action for Climate Equity

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Global Action for Climate Equity aims for more comprehensive environmental and climate work that connects human and social impacts to our climate programming and policy.

Global Climate Ambition Initiative

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This whole-of-government approach intends to engage strategically with governments, the private sector, civil society, and communities to support transformational policies and programs, build human and institutional capacity, and promote momentum toward a zero-emissions, climate-resilient future.