The Paris Agreement – two years later: What has been accomplished and what needs to be done?

Tuesday 2 October from 12:45 to 14:00 at Askja N-132, University of Iceland

Open seminar hosted by the Environment and Natural Resources Graduate Program and the Centre for Arctic Policy Studies at the University of Iceland and the Delegation of the European Union to Iceland

The Paris Agreement – two years later

What has been accomplished and what needs to be done?

The Paris Agreement, reached in December 2015 and signed in New York in April 2016, is one of the most important steps towards a sustainable low carbon future. As of September 2018 a total of 194 states and the European Union have signed the Agreement.

In this seminar the speakers will discuss the climate strategies of Iceland and the European Union, what has been done to fulfill the goals of the Paris Agreement and what are the most pressing actions ahead.

Speakers:

H.E. Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources of Iceland
H.E. Michael Mann,Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Iceland

Moderator: Guðrún Pétursdóttir, Director, Institute for Sustainability Studies, University of Iceland

The seminar will take place in English and is open to all

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