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Climate Change adaptation & mitigation: Key Messages from IPCC'S 5th assessment report and implications for policy and decision making.

6 May 2014 (14:00-17:00) Charlemagne Building, 170 rue de la Loi, B-1040 Brussels

The European Commission is pleased to invite you to the outreach event Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation: Key Messages from IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and Implications for Policy and Decision Making. During the half day event high level representatives from the IPCC will provide key note speeches and present key messages from the AR5 WG II IPCC Working Group II Report (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability), to be approved at the 38th Session of the IPCC, in Yokohama, Japan, on 25-29 March 2014 and WG III IPCC Working Group III Report (Mitigation of Climate Change), to be approved at the 39th Session of the IPCC in Berlin, Germany, on 7-11 April 2014 Reports.

The event will bring together policy makers, key stakeholders from the private sector, civil society representatives, scientists and advisors to discuss climate change adaptation and mitigation challenges, as well as opportunities for the future.

The Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Ms Máire Geoghegan-Quinn will officially open the event. This will be followed by a high-level panel discussion. Panel members will include Commissioner for Climate Action, Ms Connie Hedegaard, the Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Ms Kristalina Georgieva, and representatives from the business sector and experts from international organisations.

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