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Let’s plant trees together!

On 12th of November 2013 we would like to invite you to participate in the event accompanying the 19th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP19 ), during which we will plant together 4.5 thousand trees in the Warsaw area. The host of the event are the National Forests.

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The system of financing environmental protection in Poland

The successes in the area of sustainable development, improved quality of life and health of the population, effective protection of its resources and their rational use are the result of functioning in Poland system of financing environmental protection and water management that is flexibly adaptable to new challenges and based on both national and international sources of funding.

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Climate change and climate variability in Poland

A new study prepared by the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management presents the most actual data on Polish climate.

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COP19 - last briefing for the diplomatic missions

Organizational and logistical issues regarding COP19 were subject to the meeting with diplomatic missions held on October the 17th at the National Stadium in Warsaw. It was organized for the diplomatic missions which will be taking care of their delegations during the COP19 conference.

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Pre-COP - the Incoming President's Conclusions

On 2-4th of October 2013 40 Ministers and their Representatives, high level officials from the UNFCCC Secretariat, the co-chairs of ADP, SBI and SBSTA, and for the first time representatives of business sector gathered together in Warsaw at the invitation of government of Poland to present their views and to discuss a number of important issues related to climate change negotiations under UNFCCC in the context of COP 19. The main messages from this meeting are summarized below in non-exhaustive manner.

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PreCOP has ended

PreCOP – the Informal High-Level Consultations preceding the COP19 Conference has ended. This year business representatives were invited to participate on the first day of discussions.

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GreenEvo on the list of EPSA 2013 nominees

GreenEvo, an innovative project of the Ministry of the Environment designed  to promote Polish environmental technologies and supporting the development of this sector in the country and abroad was nominated to the prestigious EPSA 2013 Award (European Public Sector Award). It is worth noting that Greenevo was launched in 2009 as a part of activities of Polish Presidency of UNFCCC COP14/CMP4.

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Minister Korolec at NYC Bar Association

Urgent Action for Climate Change was the topic of the speech given by Marcin Korolec, Poland’s Minister of Environment and the President-designate of COP19/CMP9 at the NYC Bar Association on Wednesday, September 25.

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Partners for COP19

12 companies have decided to support the organization of the Climate Change Conference COP19. The cooperation includes also provision of green products and services. During today's press conference, Minister of the Environment Marcin Korolec thanked the partners for their commitment.

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Press and media accreditation for COP19 is now open

Press and media accreditation for the Warsaw Climate Change Conference - November 2013 (COP 19/CMP 9) is now open. Deadline for accreditation: Friday, 8 November 2013

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