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Ride a city bike to COP19/CMP9

On Saturday, November 16th the City of Warsaw, together with European Cyclists' Federation and SloCaT partnership, organized a Climate Ride. The event took place as a part of the UN climate summit and the Transport Day planned for November 17th. The Ride was attended by over 60 cyclists including COP19/CMP9 delegates and city residents. The event started at Plac Bankowy and had its finish at the city bike sharing scheme Veturilo station near the National Stadium.

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THE LAST EUROPEAN PRIMEVAL FOREST in the corridors of COP19

Throughout the COP19/CMP9 Climate Change Conference in the corridors leading to the the plenary rooms you can enjoy a photo exhibition of John Walencik "ARBORES VITAE - The last European primeval forest." It consists of unique pictures of the last temperate zone lowland primeval forest in the world - the Bialowieza Primeval Forest.

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Charity Collection for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Upon the initiative of H. E. Mr. Marcin Korolec, President of COP19/CMP 9, on Friday, 15 November, the Polish Humanitarian Action will organize a Public Charity collection for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. 

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Green Saturday with the City of Warsaw

On Saturday, November 16th, two events organised by the City of Warsaw related to the Climate Change Conference will take place.  

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How to stimulate a “green” business?

Polish Ministry of the Environment has initiated programs which aim to support “green” technologies. Environment protection products financed thanks to this initiative conquer international markets and solve global ecological problems.

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The opening of COP19 in Warsaw in the shade of Philippines' super typhoon Haiyan.

His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, President of COP18/CMP8 has passed on his seat to the President Elect of COP19/CMP9 Marcin Korolec, who at the same moment became the President Elect of COP19/CMP9 till the next COP in Lima in 2014.

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Opening speech by the President of COP19 Mr. Marcin Korolec

Read the opening speech of the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change / 9th Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to Kyoto Protocol President.

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Exhibition: ‘Forests around the towns and cities – beauty, good climate and rest’.

University of Warsaw, University Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development invites to visit the exhibition ‘Forests around the towns and cities – beauty, good climate and rest’ organized in collaboration with The State Forests.

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Important information for COP19/CMP9 delegates On 11 November in Warsaw

November 11th – Poland’s National Independence Day - national holiday established to commemorate the anniversary of regaining the independence by Polish Nation in 1918. At this point in time the following official celebrations, public assemblies and demonstrations/marches are planned for Warsaw on 11th of November

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Invitation to COP19 pre-sessional meeting on Loss and Damage, November 9th 2013

A pre-sessional meeting on Loss and Damage in advance of the UNFCCC 19th Conference of the Parties / 9th Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP19/CMP9) attended by H.E. Marcin Korolec, Minister of Environment of Poland and the incoming COP19/CMP9 President will be held on Saturday, November 9th, 17:00-19:00 at the National Stadium.

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