European Capacity Building Initiative

ecbi Director presents at SciencesPo Seminar and holds informal meetings in Paris

On 25 October, Professor Benito Müller, ecbi Director, gave a presentation on his Quo Vadis COP? Report on the Future Arrangements for Intergovernmental Meetings under the UNFCCC at the Centre for International Studies of SciencesPo in Paris. The following day, he met Dr. Marc Ringel, SciencesPo European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition, who kindly invited him to join Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Jeffrey Sachs, and Laurence Tubiana in his Scientific Committee.

On 28 October, Müller met with Brice Lalonde, French Minister of Environment (1988–1992) and Ambassador on Climate Change Negotiations (2007–2010), Stéphane Crouzat, French Head of Delegation and Climate Ambassador, and Dr. Delphine Eryaud, Climate, Environment and Energy Adviser at the Permanent Representation of France to the OECD, to discuss, among other things, the idea of a Pilot Loss and Damage Response Fund in preparation for COP27 in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, which begins on 6 November.

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