Climate Change Diplomacy

Policy Panel in Brussels / Belgium, December , 2013

On 5 December, 2013, the EU-Asia Dialogue held a public policy panel on "The world after Warsaw - What prospects for achieving a global climate agreement by 2015?".

The four distinguished speakers were Artur Runge-Metzer - Director for International and Climate Strategy in the Directorate General for Climate Action at the European Commission -, Run Wang - Professor at the Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences -, Abetnego Tarigan -Director of WALHI-Friends of the Earth Indonesia -, and Delia Villagrasa - Senior Advisor on Climate Change Diplomacy at the European Climate Change Foundation.

It was underlined that the CoP in Warsaw was not such a failure as it is widely perceived, but that important steps towards the 2015 agreement were taken. The speakers evaluated the outcomes from the perspective of their respective countries and organizations.

Click here for the conference report!


Picture: The four speakers plus the Chair (f.l.t.r. Artur Runge-Metzer, Delia Villagrasa, Annika Ahtonen, Run Wang, Abetnego Tarigan)