• 22 Jun

    Climate change: making the Paris agreement work

    Brussels, European Committee of the Regions
    Organiser: European Institutions

    Six months ahead of the UNFCCC COP24 in Katowice, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) invites you to take part in a policy briefing on the state of play of the climate negotiations and the progress made on the modalities and guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The so-called “Paris rulebook” is to be finalised and adopted in Katowice. Discussions will also include the role of regions and cities as key non-state actors in the framework of the UNFCCC governance.

    This event is designed for climate experts ad specialised press. It will be held two weeks ahead of the high-level political debate on climate governance that the CoR will host during its plenary session 4-5 July. EU's assembly of cities and regions will also adopt its opinion on COP24 during the July plenary.

    Where: Jacques Delors Building
    When: 22.06.2018


    09:30 - 10:00    Registration

    10:00 - 10:05    Welcome by Mr. Andrew Cooper, CoR rapporteur on Climate governance after 2020: a European and global perspective – a contribution to the UNFCCC COP24

    10:05 - 10:20    Mr. Tomasz Chruszczow, High-Level Climate Champion:  State of play of the preparations to the UNCCC COP24 in Katowice

    10:20 - 10:35    Ms. Yvon Slingenberg, Director for International and Mainstreaming and Policy Coordination, DG Climate Action

    10:35 - 11:30    Discussion with audience

    Register here before the 21st June

    Should you have any questions, please contact: enve@cor.europa.eu