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Seminar on forestry and climate diplomacy

Cilmate diplomacy week

The French, German and British Embassies, SYKE and the Strategic Research Council are arranging a seminar:

After Paris: burden-sharing and the role of forestry in climate change mitigation

The seminar in Helsinki is part of the worldwide Climate Diplomacy Week from 12th to 18th September 2016. The topic of burden-sharing in the EU after the Paris agreement and the role of forests in mitigating climate change will be key issues for further climate negotiations.

Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Kimmo Tiilikainen, will open the seminar. Experts from Finland, France, Germany and the United Kingdom will offer their perspectives, followed by a panel discussion.

Chair: Prof. Mikael Hildén, Director, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

Speakers: Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Kimmo Tiilikainen
Dr. Jean-Marc Guehl, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), France
Robert Matthews, Forest Commission, United Kingdom
Dr. Hannes Böttcher, Öko-Institut e. V., Germany
Assistant Director Lauri Hetemäki, European Forest Institute
H. E. Mohammed Ariad, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco

The seminar is open for public, but the number of seats is limited. Coffee will be served from 8:30.

On Friday, 16th September 2016, at 9:00 – 11:30
Registration by 12th September
At the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Mechelininkatu 34 A, Helsinki

Information of the seminar in Finnish
Invitation (pdf)

Published 2016-09-01 at 9:51, updated 2016-09-05 at 16:14

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