Briefing Ahead of UNFCCC COP25 -
Climate Change: Time for Action

12 November 2019 | 9:30-11:30 | International Environment House II (7-9 ch. de Balexert)

 

About this meeting

A briefing ahead of the 25th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP25), to be held in Madrid, Spain, from 2-13 December 2019, under the Presidency of the Government of Chile, took place at the International Environment House on Tuesday 12 November.

This event, organized within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network, had a particular focus on nature-based solutions, the just transition and climate migration and displacement topics to be addressed at COP25.

 

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AGENDA

Welcome
Bruno POZZI, Director, Europe Office, UN Environment Programme

The Chile Presidency of the 25th Conference of the Parties to UNFCCC (COP25)
H.E. Amb. Frank TRESSLER, Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Introductory remarks (Live Video from UNFCCC)
Ovais SARMAD, Deputy Executive Secretary, UN Climate Change Convention

The Nature-based Solutions at COP25
Mario BOCCUCCI, Head, UN-REDD Programme Secretariat

Article 6, Payment for results and Nationally Determined Contributions (practical example)
Berta PESTI, Head of Secretariat, Central African Forest Initiative

Just transition at COP25
Camilla ROMAN, Policy Specialist, Green Jobs Programme, International Labour Organization

Climate Displacement & Migration at COP25
Dina IONESCO, Head, Migration, Environment and Climate Change Division, International Organization for Migration

Spain hosting COP25
Juan LUEIRO GARCIA, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Followed by Q&A