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Explaining the Katowice Climate Change Conference

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Leonard Huxley Theatre

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Mills Road, Australian National University

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A panel of experts and climate negotiators who’ve attended the 2018 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Council of Parties (CoP24), held in Katowice, Poland, will explain how the conference evolved.

What are the key achievements of the conference? How successful was it in finalising the rulebook for implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement? What insights have we gained from the Talanoa Dialogue? What are the implications for Australia, the Pacific and the rest of the World?


  • Agata Utnicka, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Poland
  • Kushla Munro, Acting First Assistant Secretary, International Climate Change & Energy Division, Department of Environment & Energy
  • Dr Ian Fry, Lecturer at ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society and Ambassador for Climate Change and Environment for the Government of Tuvalu
  • Aaron Tang, PhD student, Fenner School of Environment & Society, focused on global environmental regimes
  • Melanie Pill, PhD student, Fenner School of Environment & Society, focused on climate related loss & damage

Presentations will be followed by audience Q&A, moderated by Prof Mark Howden, Director of ANU Climate Change Institute.

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