An event showcasing the EU’s leading contribution to accelerating the clean energy transition will be held in the margins of the COP25 in Madrid on Tuesday 10 December. EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson will open the day-long EU Energy Day event, hosted at the EU Pavilion. International stakeholders will discuss opportunities and challenges linked to the transformation of the energy system and try to identify shared values and avenues for international cooperation activities.
At the Climate Change Conference (COP25) being held in Madrid, the EIB and Iberdrola today announced two new agreements to promote climate action by investing in renewable energy projects and electricity distribution networks. To do so, the Vice-President of the EU bank Emma Navarro and the President of Iberdrola Ignacio Galán agreed two loans for a total of EUR 690m.
To support local governments in long term energy and climate planning is precisely the goal of the C-Track 50 project, which aims to mobilize and guide public authorities and to support them in developing, financing and implementing ambitious integrated sustainable energy and climate policy action plans. In this, C-track 50 supports at least 116 sustainable energy and climate policy action plans and develops more than 105 funding proposals for implementing sustainable energy and climate actions/projects.
A summary of the Council’s AOB item is now available.
On Tuesday 10 December 2019 EUROCITIES will hold its event: “City leadership for climate” in the European Parliament, under the patronage of MEP Pascal Canfin, Chair of the ENVI Committee, to call on the European institutions to act now on climate.
This briefing seminar will shed light on the common elements shared by China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the EU’s new connectivity strategy, as well as on the crucial role played by EU Member State and their different perceptions.
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On 20 November 2019, the Singapore office of the Permanent Court of Arbitration hosted an international event promoting awareness about the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) in South East Asia.