Warsaw, 21 November 2013 at 11:00
Organised by the Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG-Clima) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean, the side event ‘Stepping up climate action in the Mediterranean region – the role of the Union for the Mediterranean’ will be held on the sidelines of the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCC and 9th session of the Conference of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, which will be held from 11-22 of November under the Polish presidency at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland.
The event will aim at presenting the climate change related activities and initiatives promoted and facilitated in the Mediterranean region by the Union for the Mediterranean and introduce the role of the UfM Secretariat. During discussions on possible future initiatives and enhanced cooperation on the topic as supported by the EU, particular focus will be given to concrete actions on mitigation, illustrated by some existing and planned initiatives/ projects, such as the Mediterranean Solar Plan and the Sustainable Consumption and Production models/patterns. Finally, the event will tackle possible ways towards increasing cooperation on similar activities in the region.
More information on the event here