Venue: Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Center, New Delhi
Start Date: 15 January 2019
End Date: 15 January 2019
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, has concluded three-year international negotiations by agreeing on a rulebook to implement the Paris agreement from 1st January 2021. This rulebook would have a bearing on how mitigation and adaptation activities are dealt with in the relevant line ministries, who would be responsible for implementing India's NDCs. In this regard, a COP24-Debriefing discussion was co-hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India, and TERI. The event aimed to initiate climate dialogue between key stakeholders from central government, state government, civil societies, businesses and other environment organizations. The discussions analysed the challenges, opportunities and potential next steps for accessing national and international climate actions for various ministries to maintain their current climate strategy and progress together on the sustainable development path.