The Climate Group and nrg4SD will host a COP21 side event ‘Driving Climate Action through the Compact of States and Regions and the Under2MOU’, on Monday 7 December between 16.45 and 18.15 at Observer room number 1, within the Blue Zone of Le Bourget site. This forward-thinking discussion between Governors and Premiers on the role of states and regions in responding to climate change. The Compact of States and Regions and the Under2MOU, in particular, are crucially important initiatives led by states and regions to demonstrate their key role in climate governance and the powerful impact of their actions. The event will feature the launch of the first ever Compact of States and Regions Disclosure Report.
Speakers include: Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne; President of the Basque Country, Iñigo Urkullu; Governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin; First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon; President of Catalonia, Artur Mas; Governor of Jalisco, Aristoteles Sandoval; Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee; Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Edward Senzo Mchunu