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La gobernanza climática después de 2020 desde una perspectiva europea y global: contribución a la COP24 de la CMNUCC

Opinion Number: CDR 923/2018
Commission: ENVE
Status: Currently in discussion
Date: 05/07/2018



Briefing with High-Level Climate Champion Tomasz Chruszczow

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.

Tomasz Chruszczow, High-Level Climate Champion and Special Envoy for Environment of the Polish Government will provide first-hand insights on the current state of play of the climate negotiations and the potential bottlenecks Parties are facing to reach an agreement on the implementation of the Paris agreement, due in Katowice.

Yvon Slingenberg, Director for International and Mainstreaming and Policy Coordination, DG Climate Action, European Commission, will share the concerns and expectations of the EU delegation on COP24 and the implementation of the Paris agreement.

22 Jun

CoR rapporteur intervened at the European Dialogue on Non-State Climate Action (Talanoa Dialogue) in Brussels

Mr Cooper intervened as speaker during the workshop dedicated to climate governance. The European Dialogue on Non-State Climate Action is co-organised by the CoR, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Climate Chance association according to the Talanoa approach as established at the UNFCCC COP 23 in 2017. The Talanoa dialogue aims to allow countries to assess the progress made so far towards achieving the long-term goal of the Paris Agreement, and to help them increase the ambition of their Nationally Determined Contributions by 2020.

Mr Cooper intervened during the workshop on climate governance. The workshop offered an opportunity to identify good climate governance practices. It also allowed to collect feedback and address challenges in order to progressively build an enabling governance environment for bottom-up climate action.

23 Apr

CoR rapporteur meets the European Parliament's rapporteur on Climate Diplomacy

On 21 March Mr Cooper met the European Parliament's rapporteur on Climate Diplomacy, Mr Arne Lietz (DE/S&D), in view of the preparation of his draft opinion.

21 Mar

CoR rapporteur meets stakeholders

In view of the preparation of the draft opinion, the rapporteur met a number of relevant stakeholders during his mission to Brussels in March. Specifically, Mr Cooper met representatives from the european Commission (Directorate-general for Climate Action), Climate Alliance, CEMR, Eurocities, and Climate Action Network. Mr Cooper also met Mr Jo Leinen, the European Parliament's co-rapporteur on Climate Diplomacy, and Mr Claude Turmes, the European Parliament's rapporteur on the Energy Union Governance Regulation.

05 Mar
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