POLIMP - POLIMP Side Event at the COP 20, Lima, Peru

POLIMP Side Event at the COP 20, Lima, Peru

Climate Policy: Criteria - Based Scenario Evaluation and National Implementation 

6 December 2014, 11:30 - 13:00, Lima, Peru

Venue: Room Maranga (130)

Event Dates: 06 December 2014

Scope and Objective

The event was successfully implemented as a side event of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 20), aiming at discussing a practical criteria matrix to assist policy makers in evaluating proposals for the 2015 Agreement.


The Side Event focused on:

·       A practical framework for the evaluation and comparison of climate governance models,

·       How to embed options for climate change mitigation and adaptation in national development planning, including aspects of public acceptance and adaptation.

The Side Event was chaired by Erwin Hofman (JIN). Speakers from the POLIMP project, the European Commission, the New Climate Institute and the UNDP took part, highlighting European and International perspectives while interventions were made by Ecofys and other participants.


During the event high level addresses will be implemented by various experts in the field of climate change policies including:

·       Erwin Hofman  (JIN)

·       Peter Horvath (European Commission)

·       Lena Donat (Ecologic Institute)

·       Niklas Höhne (New Climate Institute)

·       Kishan Khoday (UNDP, Regional Bureau for Arab States)