Climact Regions

French National Network

Governance dedicated to observation & mitigation of climate change
The seminar will question the concept of 'governance', it will seek to learn from expert speakers and case studies on governance dedicated to observation and mitigation of climate change. It aims to feed the production of a manual for regions of Europe, to be published in July.

  • 8:30 Welcome
  • 9:00 Introduction by Paulo Serges LopesConseiller régional Nord - Pas de Calais
  • 9:15 the concept of 'governance' by Pierre Calame, President of Council of the Foundation Charles Léopold Mayer for the Progress of Humankind (FPH)

10:15 Coffee break

  • 10:30 Observation and case study of governance dedicated to observation
  • 10:45 Different scales of observation and recommendations for a good dedicated governance byMarie Laure Falque-Masset from ARENE Ile de France & Pierrick Yalamas from RAEE, both from OTEC Network
  • 11:15 Questions / answers and lessons learnt

12:00 Wrap-up and lunch

  • 14:00 Governance dedicated to regional climate plan byPierre Radanne, international climate expert by Futur Facteur 4
  • 14:30  Followed by a plenary discussion 
  • 14:45 Case study of gouvernance dedicated to regional climate plan by Carolyn McKenzie, Kent County Council
  • 15:00 Case study on citizen mobilization by Lucille Wallez, climate and energy policy officer at Lille Métropole Communauté Urbaine

15:30 Coffee break

  • 15:45 Governance in the Covenant of Mayors byDominique Bourges from FEDARENE and Covenant of Mayors office
  • 16:00 The regions in the global governance framework and the international climate negociations, by Maruxa Cardama, Secretary General nrg4SD - Network of Regional Governments for sustainable development
  • 16:30 Questions / answers and lessons learnt
  • 17:15 Wrap-up and conclusion of the workshop

Contact: Julian Perdrigeat. Nord - Pas de Calais Region