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The summary of the Polish participation in the 21st session of the Parties to the Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) held in Paris was the main topic of the meeting organized by the Polish Chamber of Commerce (PCC). The Ministry of the Environment was represented by Paweł Sałek, Secretary of State and the Government Plenipotentiary for Climate Policy. The meeting was addressed to approx. 40 diplomats accredited in Warsaw.
About COP21 in the Polish Chamber of Commerce
The Polish industry and the EU climate policy – this was the topic of the "round table" convened on Friday by Prime Minister Beata Szydło. The discussion was attended by representatives of the government and the industry. The Ministry of the Environment was represented by Minister Jan Szyszko and Paweł Sałek, the Government Plenipotentiary for Climate Policy.
"Round table" on energy and climate
Prof. Dr. hab. Jan Szyszko, Minister of the Environment, held a press conference today. During the meeting, the Minister presented his plans and introduced the other members of the senior officials in the Ministry.
Priorities of the Ministry of the Environment
During the meeting of the Committee for the European Union, Minister of Environment, Professor Jan Szyszko, summarized the arrangements of the 21. Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Minister emphasized also that: ‘Poland will pursue towards the inclusion of the COP21 arrangements concerning consideration of CO2 absorption by forests and soil within the emission reduction process in the European legislation’.
Role of the forests in CO2 absorption
On 8 December 2015 a conference entitled “Concluding Stage I of the “Żuławy Programme – 2030” was held. It is the implementation of the “Comprehensive Flood Protection of Żuławy” programme that was initiated in 2006 by Mariusz Gajda, the president of the National Water Management Authority at the time, with the acceptance of professor Jan Szyszko, the Minister of Environment at the time, and with the approval of the late Grażyna Gęsicka, who was the Minister of Regional Development at the time.
Comprehensive flood protection of Żuławy
On 19th November the Prime Minister Ms Beata Szydło appointed six new vice-ministers of the environment.
New management at the Ministry of the Environment
Print date: 20.08.2018