SB 50 Briefings with Observer Organizations

Briefings with observer organizations will be posted as details are confirmed.

Incoming Presidency’s briefing to observer organizations with the participation of incoming President of COP 25, H.E. Ms. Carolina Schmidt, Minister of the Environment in Chile
Date: Wednesday26 June 2019
Time:  10.00 – 11.00
Venue: Meeting room Genf

COP 25 logistics briefing to observer organizations
Date: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Time:  11.00 – 11.30
Venue: Meeting room Genf

Past Meetings

SBI Chair meeting with Constituency Focal Points
: Tuesday, 18 June 2019 (tbc)
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Venue:  H-1-01 (28 seats), Main Building WCCB
The SBI Chair would like to discuss the Constituency’s views on SBI Agenda Item 17 (Arrangements for intergovernmental meetings, AIM).  This meeting is for focal-points only – but if you have views on Agenda Item 17 – AIM – please let Beth or Tracy know.

Joint SBI-SBSTA dialogue with observer organizations
: Friday 21 June
Time: 11:00 – 11:45
Venue: Berlin
ChairMs. Ceris Jones, Farmers
To facilitate the process, we have ben asked to submit questions in advance.  If you have specific questions, please share them with Beth or Tracy.  Please note this does not preclude raising any other questions during the dialogue.

Executive Secretary’s meeting with observer organizations
: Thursday, 20 June
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Venue: Nairobi 1/2/3
Chair: Ms. Tasneem Essop (ENGO)
To have a more focused briefing – constituencies have been asked to share topics of concern. If you have specific topics, please share them with Beth or Tracy.

Climate Action Studio – RINGO Co-Focal Point Interview
Interview Date: Wednesday 21June
The RINGO Co-Focal points are being interviewed and would love to share some of the work that RINGOs are doing.  Below are the questions that they have asked us to consider.  If you have examples we can share, please share them with Beth or Tracy.
****(Generic) Next year Parties will submit their NDCs and they know that they need to be more ambitious if they want to meet the 1.5 goal set in the Paris Agreement. In this context, could you tell us a specific example of how your country/organization is raising ambition but also executing it?
****In your opinion, what is the role of Education and public awareness in the Climate Change process and how do you see youth’s engagement in combating climate change and its impacts?