International negotiations under the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action are aiming at a new global climate protocol by 2015. Parties are getting ready for COP 19 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Warsaw.
Civil society needs a forum for public debate on future international climate change policies. Therefore, the Sustainable Development Observatory of the European Economic and Social Committee organised a public hearing On the Road to a Global Climate Agreement in 2015 on 4 September 2013, 9.30 to 13.00 in Brussels.
The European Commission ahs presented conclusions from its stakeholder consultation on the 2015 climate change agreement, and governance models for global climate policy and the role of civil society actors therein have been discussed. The hearing was opportunity to enhance dialogue with different parts of organised civil society on climate policies.
Venue: EESC, Jacques Delors building, rue Belliardstraat 99 - 1040 Brussels. Map
Info & contact: SDO