European Commission at the United Nations climate change conference in Paris

As COP21 heads to its second and decisive week the European Commission underlines its commitment to reach a comprehensive, durable and dynamic agreement. The EU’s chief negotiator, Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, will continue to promote the European position and he will be accompanied by several Commissioners who will be in Paris for several events: on Monday (7 December) the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, will attend a session dedicated to Sustainable Energy and sign seven joint declarations on energy with Nigeria, Benin, Senegal, Kenya, Madagascar and Cameroon, as well as the Indian Ocean Commission. On Tuesday (8 December) Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič will participate in a debate on Cities and subnationals and on Wednesday (9 December) Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, will speak at an EU flagship event on research and innovation. The Commission will also be attend events organised by the Lima-Paris Action Agenda, an initiative that brings together all stakeholders who are committed in the transition to resilient and low-carbon economic and social developments. Visit the dedicated web page of the European Commission on the UN Climate Conference in COP21.