22 November (Thursday) 2018
Ballroom, Sheraton Warsaw Hotel
B. Prusa 2, Warsaw
We have the pleasure to invite you to participate in the conference COP24 and the Future of Climate Policy: What Role for the Three Seas Initiative?, which will be held on November 22, 2018, at the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw (B. Prusa 2 Street).
Co-hosted by the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Poland and the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), the event will take place less than two weeks before the start of the COP24 climate summit in Katowice.
The conference will gather COP24 president-designate, government officials from countries of Three Seas Initiative, and experts to discuss the potential role of the TSI in the field of climate policy. During the event the PISM report on energy transition and climate policy of the TSI countries will be published as well as first public presentation of the political statements to be announced during the COP24 will take place:
Please find attached a tentative agenda of the conference.
We hope you will join us for this important discussion.
9:00 Registration and welcome coffee
9:40 Opening remarks
10:00 Keynote address
10:15 Energy Transition and Climate Policy between the Three Seas 1988–2018
Presentation of the key findings from a report by the Polish Institute of International Affairs
Marek Wąsiński, Analyst, the Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland
10:35 Coffee break
10:50 Expert panel: Climate Policy in Central Europe - Ambitions, Opportunities, Limitations
Introductory speech by: Werner Almhofer, Ambassador to Poland, Austria
Chair: Justyna Piszczatowska, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna Daily, Poland
13:30 COP24 - First Preview of Political Deliverables
Presentation of Key Provisions of Political Documents to be adopted during COP24:
Sławomir Mazurek, Undersecretary of state at the Ministry of the Environment, Poland
14:00 Expert panel: Energy Transition and Economic Development—Outlook for Central Europe
Introductory speech by: Ivan Jestřáb, Ambassador to Poland, Czech Republic
Chair: Marek Wąsiński, Analyst, the Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland
15:45 Closing remarks
16:00 Wrap up
The event will be held in english.
We kindly ask for your confirmation of participation until 20 November through online registration
Early registration is recommended due to the limited number of seats.
The organiser reserves the right to close registration before the deadline.
In case of problems with online registration, please contact us at: or (22) 556 80 71
Media representatives are requested to contact Maciej Machcewicz at: firstname.lastname@example.org