The meeting was attended by Minister’s Plenipotentiary for the Organisation of COP24, Rafał Bochenek, as well as other representatives of government departments and Śląskie Voivodship self-government.
Dedicated team has been working for 9 months, coordinating actions connected with preparing and conducting 24th session of the biggest global UN conference, concerning climate politics.
‘’It is with a great satisfaction that all partners involved in the organization of the #COP24 conference have met the challenges. City of Katowice is ready to welcome thousands of guests from all over the world and provide them with comfort and safety," emphasized the Minister’s Plenipotentiary for the Organisation of COP24, Rafał Bochenek.
The meeting was of organizational nature, and it summarized several months of intensive preparations for the COP24 conference, requiring cooperation of many services and institutions. Participants of the meeting discussed their latest comments and suggestions regarding logistics and organization.
‘’Poland is the host of the COP conference for the third time. It is always a great honour, but also a challenge. The efficient organization and service is not only a matter of prestige for Poland – we hope that decisions made in Katowice will allow the political declarations of the Paris conference to be implemented. To achieve this goal it is necessary to ensure our guests the most comfortable working conditions. After today’s meeting, I am sure that Poland is fully prepared to fulfil this task professionally,” said Minister’s Plenipotentiary for the Organisation of COP24, Rafał Bochenek.
24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – COP24 starts on December the 2rd 2018 in Katowice.
COP24 – the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – will take place on 3–14 December in Katowice. The event will be attended by nearly 30000 delegates from all over the world, including heads of governments and ministers responsible for environment and climate issues.
The plan for the COP24 summit is to adopt a full package implementing the Paris Agreement. The Agreement is the first international agreement in history, which compels all countries in the world to take action on climate protection. The implementation package will allow for the implementation of the Agreement in practice. It will thus set global climate and energy policy for the coming years.