“Beyond Paris – Inspiring Subnational Climate Action and Implementation on the Ground”

Organizer: GCF

Date: Thu / Dec. 3 - 11:15

Time: 11:15

Area: Green Zone

Who: The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD) and the Governors Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF)

When: Thursday, December 3 from 11:15 to 12:45

Where: COP21 – Paris, Le Bourget, Climate Generations Area, Room 10

Speakers include:

– State Secretary for the Environment, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Andre Correa

– Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, Quebec (Canada), David Heurtel

– State Secretary for Planning and Management, Minas Gerais (Brazil), Helvécio Magalhães

– President of Regional Council, Gossas (Senegal), Adama Diallo

– Regional Councillor, Brittany (France), Dominique Ramard

– State Secretary for the Environment and Water Resources, Tocantins (Brazil), Luzimeire Carreira

– Secretary of Agriculture, Agrarian Development, Minor Irrigation, Industries, Environment, Arts and Cultural Affairs, Western Province (Sri Lanka), Nilwala Nayanananda

– Deputy Director for Climate Change and Natural Resource Policy, Welsh Government (UK), Rhodri Asby

– President of the Regional Center of Innovations, La Reunion (France), Philippe Jean-Pierre

– Undersecretary for Forestry Development, Chiapas-(Mexico), Ricardo Hernandez Secretary for the Environment, Government of Catalonia, Josep Enric Llebot

Most of the cases presented at the event are part of the publication “Inspiring subnational climate action – cases and lessons from regional governments”, organised by nrg4SD and ORU-FOGAR. Copies of the publication will be distributed at the event.


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