Klimaforum09 is your climate summit, the global civil society
counterpart of the official UN conference in the Bella Center.
With ten thousand daily visitors, participants from over 100 countries
and a comprehensive programme of events, Klimaforum09 will be the
biggest climate event in Copenhagen besides the official UN
The programme features international guest speakers, over 150 open
debates, 60 exhibitions, music, film and art.
Klimaforum09 is not an NGO (non-governmental organisation) we have no
special causes, interests or agendas.
We are here to represent ordinary concerned citizens from all around the world.
We DON’T represent vested interests such as bureaucratics, politicans,
business or civil servants.
We DO represent scientists, grassroots activists, academics, writers,
artists and people from all walks of life.
The idea behind Klimaforum09 is to create an open space, where people,
movements and organisations can develop constructive solutions to the
Thousands of participants from all continents are expected to take
part in Klimaforum09. Special efforts are being made to invite people
from regions in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Oceania who will
suffer most from climate change.
Klimaforum09 takes place in DGI-byen, a huge conference complex in the
centre of Copenhagen just 50 metres from the central station.
Klimaforum09 opens 7 December and ends 18 December.
Klimaforum09 is organized by a broad coalition of Danish and
international environmental movements and civil society organizations.
Klimaforum09 is free and open to all.