Members of Parliament (MPs) examine Climate Change Mitigation strategies
1 Sep 2010
The Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental Affairs will, from today till tomorrow, with the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA) hold a national workshop on Climate Change Mitigation in preparation for the next Climate Change Conference to be held in Mexico.
The workshop is part of the Parliamentary Programme for Climate Change Mitigation, which aims to promote legislation and parliamentary scrutiny, as well as regional cooperation in relation to Climate Change Mitigation in the South African Customs Union (SACU) region.
The workshop objectives include the promotion of exchange of best practices and latest technological insights on climate change issues between Members of Parliament, Ministries, academics and Civil Society Organisations and to engage stakeholders in the process of policy formulation and legislative review towards equitable low carbon growth and climate change mitigation strategies.
Details of the workshop are as follows:
Date: 2 and 3 September 2010
Venue: Parliament, Old Assembly Chamber
Time: 15h00 to 18h00 on 2 September, 08h30 to 16h30 on 3 September
For enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact:
Tel: 021 403 8738
Fax: 021 403 3931
Cell: 072 589 9355
Issued by: Parliament of South Africa
1 Sep 2010
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