Switzerland withdraws COP31 candidacy citing Australia-Pacific bid, costs

Published 19:01 on November 2, 2022  /  Last updated at 00:15 on November 3, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland on Wednesday ended its bid to host the UN climate summit in 2026 following a government-commissioned analysis, citing a rival joint bid from Australia and the Pacific islands, the overall cost of the summit, and its preference for establishing a partnership at the event instead.

Switzerland on Wednesday ended its bid to host the UN climate summit in 2026 following a government-commissioned analysis, citing a rival joint bid from Australia and the Pacific islands, the overall cost of the summit, and its preference for establishing a partnership at the event instead.

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