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LOCSEE presented at COP19 side event
November 11, 2013

On November 11, 2013, project partner JOANNEUM RESEARCH gave a presentation on LOCSEE at the side event "Opportunities and Challenges for Climate Action in the Western Balkans and Turkey" during the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The event was moderated by a representative from the EC Directorate-General for Climate Action. Various projects taking place in South Eastern Europe and Turkey on low-carbon development were described during the meeting event, where it was highlighted that the majority of countries in the region have not developed climate strategies. A representative from JOANNEUM RESEARCH described the partner's their role in the LOCSEE project, including the preparation of the state-of-the-art analysis, the collection of good practices, involvement in cross-sectoral national working groups, the organisation of capacity-building workshops, the development and improvement of low-carbon policy papers, and the development of a regional policy network. The presentation also emphasised the importance of creating synergies between overlapping projects.

European Union SEE Regional Policy Network collaboration area (members only) Regional Policy Network