To enhance the dissemination and understanding of IPCC reports, presentations by the IPCC Chair, Co-chairs and other Bureau members and experts given at the launch of reports and major climate change related meetings are provided here for information.
Official statements and speeches (mostly without slide presentations) by IPCC Chair and other IPCC officials at major UN and other relevant meetings can be accessed here in chronological order.

  • 7 April 2014: Speeches at the Opening Ceremony of the Thirty-Ninth Session of the IPCC, Berlin, Germany  
    • Opening statement by Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the IPCC
    • Statement by Deon Terblanche, on behalf of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
    • Statement by Ms Jaqueline McGlade, on behalf of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    • Video-recorded message by Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
    • Welcome address by Ottmar Edenhofer, IPCC Working Group III Co-Chair
    • Video Recording of the Opening Session

  • 25 March 2014: Speeches at the Opening Session of the Thirty-Eighth Session of the IPCC, Yokohama, Japan
  • 14 October 2013: Speeches delivered during the opening session of the 37th Session of the IPCC, Batumi, Georgia  
    • Statement by H.E Khatuna Gogaladze, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia