Parliamentary Meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24)

Parliamentary Meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24)
9 Dec 2018 - Krakow, Poland

See detailed programme.

Sunday, 09 December 2018
  • 08:00 - 16:00
    Registration of participants
  • 09:30 - 10:15
    Welcome Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, IPU President; Ms. Beata Mazurek, Deputy Speaker of the Sejm of Poland, President of the Polish Inter-Parliamentary Group; Ms. Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC Executive Secretary; Moderator: Ms. Aleksandra Blagojevic, Programme Manager for International Development, IPU
  • 10:15 - 10:45
    Key note / Setting the scene: Moving into the implementation of the Paris Agreement with ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions: Key areas to be addressed through national laws and policies Mr. Niklas Hagelberg, Coordinator, Climate Change Programme, UN Environment
  • 10:45 - 12:00
    General discussion: (1) Developing and strengthening legal and regulatory frameworks as enabling environments for climate action at the national level
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Discussion on focus areas: (2) Enabling environments for renewable energy investments
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch break
  • 14:00 - 15:30
    Discussion on focus areas: (3) Economic instruments in national environmental laws and policies (e.g., carbon tax, carbon pricing, and fiscal incentives)
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Conclusions, future outlook and adoption of the outcome document