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August 1, 2017
ParlAmericas and Parlatino hold 2nd gathering of the Parliamentary Network on Climate Change, Renewable Energies

ParlAmericas and Parlatino will hold the 2nd gathering of the Parliamentary Network on Climate Change (PNCC), Renewable Energies, on August 3 and 4, 2017, in Panama City, Panama. The gathering will bring together legislators from more than 20 countries of the Americas and the Caribbean to exchange good legislative practices and engage in dialogue with international experts on parliamentary action to contribute to achieving the commitments undertaken in the COP21 Paris Agreement.

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Gisela Alonso, member of the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and President of the Cuban Environmental Agency (1999-2016). The working sessions will feature the participation of experts from international organizations including the Organization of American States (OAS), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and civil society representatives working in areas related to climate change. Read entire article