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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
FOI reference: FOI/17/02795 Date received: 7 November 2017 Date responded: 6 December 2017
The number of people attending from the Scottish Government and agencies, including politicians, civil servants, assistants, security staff, drivers, etc.; and
The estimated cost of this exercise including travel, meals, hotels, car hire, security, conference fees, and all relevant costs.
In response to your request, the First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform attended the conference at different times for a wide range of separate engagements and a total of 10 staff supported both Ministerial programmes. The First Minister attended at the invitation of the UN and both Scottish Government Ministers and Scottish Government staff were part of the official UK delegation.