World Climate Conference (COP 23) in Bonn


The 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23) will take place in Bonn from 6 to 17 November 2017. The conference is organized by the Bonn-based UN Climate Secretariat (UNFCCC), with support rendered by the German Federal Government, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the City of Bonn. The World Climate Conference will take place at the World Conference Center Bonn and will be convened under the presidency of Fiji.

For the City of Bonn, this important conference will be a unique opportunity to present itself to the world as an international and cosmopolitan location, hub for sustainable development, top conference venue with state-of-the-art facilities and, finally, as birthplace of famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The City of Bonn gladly provides support to the United Nations and the Federal Government for the smooth organization and running of this very large conference. Approximately 20,000 participants from all over the world are expected to attend.

The City of Bonn and its partners are supporting the UNFCCC and the German Government in several fields, starting with the accommodation of the delegates in Bonn and the region as well as delegate services, information and transportation. The city is also supporting additional related meetings and events that will take up the key topics of the conference and reach out to the public by involving citizens, enterprises, NGOs, scientific institutions, churches or schools in Bonn. Special cultural offers will be a fine opportunity to point to Bonn’s special anniversary year in 2020, when the city will celebrate the 250th birthday of its most famous son, Ludwig van Beethoven.

Your support is appreciated! Help us to make COP 23 a success!

Supporting Program / Activities in Bonn:

All municipal activities are coordinated by the Department of International Affairs and Global Sustainability.

Your support is highly welcome.

Department of International Affairs and Global Sustainability, City of Bonn
Altes Rathaus, Markt
53111 Bonn
Phone: (+49) 228-77-5291

Accommodation / Private Hosts:

A new platform has been launched for private cost-free accommodations that are on offer in the city. Bonn’s citizens are invited to sign up over the coming weeks. Our guests will have the opportunity of finding private host accommodations on the platform for the time of the conference.

If you can imagine becoming a private host during the upcoming Climate Summit COP 23 in Bonn, please register on the platform, which will be administered by Tourismus & Congress GmbH (T&C). List the number of beds or sofas you are willing to offer free of charge to our overnight guests in Bonn.

You may access the platform here.

Or contact the Private Host COP 23 team at: privatehostcop23(at)

Learn more about COP 23 in Bonn:

Information of the COP23 Presidency Secretariat:

Information of the Federal Ministery of the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety:


Here you can find events around COP23 in Bonn - the "official climate partners” can be recognised by the logo in their event description:

Events around COP23 (in German and English)

A great number of foreign-language religious services will be taking place in our city during COP 23. Please refer to the attached list for times and venues.

Foreign-language Religious Services during COP 23

Events of the Churches during the COP23

Information about Climate Action in Bonn

Climate Action in Bonn

Traffic and Mobility during COP23