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Cooperation in the field of forestry and the implementation of priorities during climate negotiations were the main topics of a meeting between Vice-Minister of Environment Małgorzata Golińska and Liu Dongsheng, Vice President of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of the Republic of China.
Polish-Chinese talks on the role of forestry in climate
Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment, and Marcin Krupa, Mayor of Katowice, signed an agreement on the 15th of May 2018 regarding the organisation of the COP24 climate summit in Katowice.
Agreement with the City of Katowice on COP24 signed
Today, Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of the Environment hosted Svenja Schulze, German Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, at the Ministry of the Environment. The main topic of the bilateral meeting was the COP24 climate summit and climate protection.
Polish-German talks about COP24 and climate protection
Following today's judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case of the Białowieża Forest, the Ministry of Environment informs that the document will be analysed in detail. However, in line with earlier announcements, Poland will comply with the judgement of the CJEU.
Statement of the Ministry of Environment concerning the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the Białowieża Forest
Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment, attended a meeting with Masagos Zulkifli, Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. The meeting of the two ministers concerned the preparations for the UN COP24 Climate Summit.
On the COP24 Summit with Singaporean Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment, and Sławomir Mazurek, Vice-Minister of Environment, attended an informal meeting of the Council of the European Union for the Environment (ENVI Council). The meeting took place on the 10-11th of April 2018 in Sofia.
Informal ENVI Council meeting attended by Minister Kowalczyk
According to the Special Act adopted by the Polish Sejm, regarding special solutions related to the organisation of the session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Ministry of Environment is the entity responsible for the proper preparation of the UN climate summit, which will take place in Katowice in December this year.
Announcement of the Minister of Environment regarding the appointment of the Plenipotentiary for the Organisation of COP24
Minister Henryk Kowalczyk hosted Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). The meeting concerned the preparations for the COP 24 Climate Summit.
UN delegates visit the Ministry of Environment
On the 28th of March 2018, Minister of Environment Henryk Kowalczyk appointed Rafał Bochenek as the Minister’s Plenipotentiary for the Organisation of COP24.
The appointment of Minister’s Plenipotentiary for the Organisation of COP24
Print date: 19.08.2018