The 2008 United Nations Climate Change Conference took place at PIF Congress Centre, Poznań International Fair (PIF), in Poznań, Poland, between December 1 and December 12, 2008. Representatives from over 180 countries attended, together with observers from intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations.
The conference encompassed meetings of several bodies, including the 14th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 14), the 4th Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (MOP 4 or CMP 4), together with other subsidiary bodies and a meeting of ministers.
Negotiations on a successor to the Kyoto Protocol were the primary focus of the conference.
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