Side Event Documentation
Climate policy: timely, just and people-centered
Organizer: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Germanwatch and German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
13 December 2018, 18:30 – 20:00, COP24 UNFCCC Katowice
The effective implementation of NDCs and leveraging increased ambition to achieve the long term goals of the Paris Agreement requires an integrated policy perspective that considers those transitioning to a climate friendly economy and those affected by climate impacts.
Opening and Moderation
Christoph Bals, Policy Director Germanwatch
John Schellnhuber, Director Emeritus PIK: “Just & In-Time Climate Policy – Four Initiatives for a Fair Transformation”
Denise Margaret Matias, Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme: “Climate risk insurance for indigenous peoples – pro poor and human-rights based“
Svenja Schulze, Federal Minister for the Environment, Germany
David Paul, Minister of Environment, Marshall Islands
Maja Göpel, Secretary General WBGU
Dirk Messner, Chair WBGU and Director UNU-EHS
What are concrete policy solutions for a just and people centered climate policy?
How can different perspectives help to deliver ambitious climate policy in time?
We kindly invite you to a discussion of these and other questions.
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