What is ACE?
Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) is a term adopted by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to denote work under Article 6 of the Convention and Article 12 of the Paris Agreement. 2022 GCCF Great milestone about participation with UNFCCC Events .
The over-arching goal of ACE is to empower all members of society to engage in climate action, through the six ACE elements – climate change education and public awareness, training, public participation, public access to information, and international cooperation on these issues.
COP27 and CMA4 adopted a four-year ACE action plan under the Glasgow work programme, which sets out short-term, clear and time-bound activities in the four priority areas of the work programme and across the six elements of ACE in a balanced manner as a concrete step towards empowering all members of society, including children and youth, to engage in climate action.