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8.30 a.m. - 9.00 a.m. | Registration

9.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. | Non-state and sub-national climate action – current status and the sense of urgency

Moderator: Josep Puxeu Rocamora, EESC Co-Rapporteur
Brief introduction: Mindaugas Maciulevičius, EESC Rapporteur

  • Zanna Vanrenterghem, CAN Europe
  • Sander Chan – presentation of the Yearbook of Climate Action
  • Laura Señan,  ActionLAC platform , Fundación Avina

Q & A

10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. | The main asks of the non-state and sub-national climate actors – outlining the principles of the framework

Moderator: Hans-Joachim Wilms

  • Marco Dus, Member of the European Committee of the Regions
  • René Mono, Bündnis Bürgerenergie (German Citizen Energy Association)
  • Emmanuelle Paillat, Director, Blue Bees (video message)
  • Tim Clarke, Council member, ECOLISE
  • Josephine Raynauld, CliMates

11.00 a.m. - 11.40 a.m. | Coffee break

Conversation session during which tea/coffee will be served

Discussion among participants in small, self-organised groups on:

  • What are the existing obstacles for local climate action?
  • What elements should an enabling framework have?

11.40 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Political conclusions: functions of the enabling framework

Moderator: Josep Puxeu Rocamora, EESC Co-Rapporteur  

  • Gilles Pargneaux, Member of the European Parliament
  • Elina Bardram, Head of Unit for International and Inter-Institutional Relations, DG Climate, European Commission
  • Martin Frick, UNFCCC Secretariat
  • Conclusion of the conversation session – François-Olivier Devaux, Transition Network Belgium
  • Mindaugas Maciulevičius, EESC Rapporteur

Q & A

Participants can speak in ES/DE/EN/FR/IT and listen to DE/EN/FR