Building on the success of the inaugural CLGD at La Sorbonne Law School during COP21, in collaboration with leading faculties of law of the Kingdom of Morocco, Climate, Law and Governance Day 2016 aims to convene government delegates, academics, practitioners, experts, and stakeholders from civil society and the private sector, to discuss the law and policy reform elements of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and the Paris Agreement, the Climate SDG, and the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol.
The 2016 Climate Law and Governance Day will take place on the 11th of November 2016, during the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UNFCCC in Marrakech, Morocco.
CLGD brings together a community of international and national leaders and actors responsible for inspiring, innovating and building the capacity of the new generations of law-makers in global efforts to address climate change and implement the Paris Agreement.
Climate, Law and Governance Day 2016 will convene a community of international and national leaders and actors, including justice, environment, development and other government authorities, judges, law faculties and legal institutes, law associations, and others responsible for inspiring, innovating and building the capacity of the new generations of law-makers. CLGD 2016 will:
- Increase awareness of the international, national, and local law and governance mechanisms and challenges relating to global efforts to address climate change,
- Co-generate new law and governance knowledge and approaches by stimulating exchange between delegates, legal practitioners and legal academics, and
- Strengthen capacity, collaboration and build a strong law and governance community to implement the Doha Amendment, Paris Agreement, Climate SDG, and COP22 outcomes.