Stepping up climate action in the Mediterranean region – the role of the Union for the Mediterranean

Side-event at the occasion of the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change / CMP 9, to be held in Warsaw, 21 November 2013 at 13:00 by European Commission – DG Climate Action in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean.

The event will aim to present the climate change related activities and initiatives promoted and facilitated in the Mediterranean region by the Union for the Mediterranean. It will  also introduce the role of the UfM Secretariat and animate discussion 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.

Should you have any questions regarding the event, contributions and content, please do not hesitate to contact Lucie Berger (lucie.berger@ec.europa.eu), Alessandra Sensi (alessandra.sensi@ufmsecretariat.org); +34 935 214 165) or Oriol Sola (oriol.sola@ufmsecretariat.org) ; +34 935 214 174).

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