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Moderator: Sarah Schönfeld, International Program Manager, Comité 21

9:30 | Introduction - Presentation of the coalition

  • Brenda King, European Economic and Social Committee
  • Marco Dus, European Committee of the Regions – Explaining the work done so far: Mapping climate governance case studies – barriers and opportunities

1st Panel Debate: Multi-stakeholders cooperation: Alleviating the barriers to make all types of actors work together to implement Paris Agreement 

  • Jean-Charles Lardic, Sustainable Development Director and Prospective Director of the City of Marseille
  • Martin Frick, UNFCCC Secretariat
  • Malte Zieher, Member of the board Bündnis Bürgerenergie (German Citizen Energy Association)
  • Business perspective: (tbc)

2nd Panel Debate: Multi-level cooperation: Need for enabling framework for bottom up actions

  • Elina Bardram, DG CLIMA, European Commission
  • Tadashi Matsumoto, OECD
  • Eamon O'Hara, Executive Director, ECOLISE
  • Yunus Arikan, Head of Global Policy and Advocacy at ICLEI World Secretariat

11:00 | Conclusion

  • Mart Laanemäe, Estonian Ambassador in Germany, representative of the Estonian Presidency of the EU
  • Bettina Laville, Comité 21’s Chairwoman