The TROP ICSU project was represented at three sessions on climate education at the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25, held in Madrid from 2 December to 13 December 2019 under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and with logistical support from the Government of Spain.

TROP ICSU was invited to participate in 3 sessions on climate education at COP 25: at the IPCC-WMO pavilion, at the EU pavilion, and at the French pavilion.

COP25 is the informal name for the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The first session took place on 10 December 2019 at the IPCC-WMO pavilion. The speakers included Apurva Barve (TROP ICSU), Pierre Léna (Office for Climate Education), Cliona Murphy (ALLEA Working Group on Science Education), Eric Guilyardi, and Lydie Lescarmontier (Office for Climate Education), and the session was moderated by Valerie Masson-Delmotte (IPCC).  Apurva Barve presented the idea of TROP ICSU (the integration of climate change education into core curriculum through relevant examples and activities), an overview of the project and its suite of educational resources, and the organization of these resources on the website.

The second session was held on the evening of 10 December 2019 at the EU pavilion. Speakers included Apurva Barve (TROP ICSU), Pierre Léna (Office for Climate Education), Cliona Murphy (ALLEA Working Group on Science Education), Kira Vinke (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research), Eric Guilyardi, Daniel Schaffer (Foundation for Environmental Education), and Lydie Lescarmontier (Office for Climate Education). They spoke about their initiatives in climate education and invited collaboration in these efforts. In this session, Apurva Barve presented the TROP ICSU initiative and its accomplishments, and invited collaboration in the dissemination, translation, and creation of new TROP ICSU educational resources.

On 13 December 2019, the TROP ICSU project was presented in a session at the French pavilion. Nathalie Fomproix provided an overview of the TROP ICSU project and its educational resources, and she along with Apurva Barve answered questions during the session. Other speakers at this session were Pierre Léna and Lydie Lescarmontier from the Office for Climate Education.

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