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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
The preparations for the COP24 Climate Summit were the main topic of the meetings between Sławomir Mazurek, Vice-Minister of Environment, and the Ambassadors of Singapore Loo Choon Yong and Brunei Datin Paduka Hajah Rakiah Haji Abdul Lamit. The meetings were held as part of Poland's preparations for this year's COP24 Summit in Katowice.
Meetings with ambassadors of Singapore and Brunei in preparation for COP24
On the 13th and 14th March of 2018, at the invitation of the Ministry of Environment, a Chinese delegation headed by Xie Zhenhua, China's Special Representative on Climate Change Affairs, was hosted in Poland. This visit is connected with Poland's preparations for the COP24 summit, which will be held in Katowice in 2018, it is also another step towards continuation of good cooperation between the two countries.
Meeting with Chinese delegation as part of climate and forestry cooperation
Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment, and Paweł Sałek, Vice-Minister of Environment, Government Plenipotentiary for Climate Policy, attended a meeting of the European Union Environment Council (ENVI). The meeting took place on the 5th of March 2018 in Brussels.
Minister Kowalczyk attends the EU Environment Council meeting
On the 27th of February 2018, Henryk Kowalczyk, the Minister of Environment, opened the first meeting of the inter-ministerial COP24 Summit Organisation Team, tasked with coordination of the activities connected with the preparation and carrying out of the 24th session of the UN's largest and most important global climate policy conference.
First meeting of the inter-ministerial COP24 Summit Organisation Team
Paweł Sałek, Vice-Minister of Environment, Government Plenipotentiary for Climate Policy, took part in the 16th Informal Meeting on Further Actions Against Climate Change organised by the governments of Japan and Brazil in Tokyo. The meeting took place on the 22nd-23th February 2018.
Vice-Minister Paweł Sałek attends a meeting on climate change mitigation
Print date: 22.06.2018