High Level Side event – Circular Economy: the missing link for Climate Action

EU Pavilion COP24, Room Vienna, Katowice | 11th of December 2018

During this side event organised by the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, it is discussed how circular economy can actively contribute to our climate objectives. We will explore the role of circularity-based solutions to address climate change, the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and related economic and social benefits, such as new and better employment opportunities, promote innovation and new business models. Also, we will explore how it can be effectively addressed and contribute in the context of the climate regime.


Programme and details

Tuesday 11 December, 12.30-14.00 hrs,

COP24 EU Pavilion, Room Vienna

Welcome and Opening Statement by Mrs. Stientje van Veldhoven, Minister for the Environment, the Netherlands,

Detailed programme: click here

You can register here

COP24 side event calendar