ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL 13 OCTOBER

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ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL 13 OCTOBER
12 Oct 2017

ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL 13 OCTOBER

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Agenda highlights

Non-ETS sectors

Ministers will discuss two legislative proposals to cut greenhouse gas emissions in sectors not covered by the ETS – the effort-sharing regulation and the regulation on land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) – with a view to agreeing on a general approach for each of the files.

COP23 – UN Climate Change Conference

The Council will adopt conclusions on the Paris Agreement and preparations for the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will take place from 6-17 November 2017 in Bonn.

UN Environment Assembly

The Council will adopt conclusions on the EU’s priorities for the 3rd meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3). UNEA-3 will be held from 4-6 December 2017 in Nairobi.

Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme, will join ministers for a working lunch to prepare for the Assembly.

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