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Latvia: National Climate Policy Opening Conference

EEA Grants Program: National Climate Policy Opening Conference: Development and implementation of National Climate Policy Towards Low Carbon Economy

10:00 – 11:00          Registration and morning coffee

11:00 – 13:00          Opening of the Conference

11:00 – 11:10          Address of Director of Development Instruments Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia (MoEPRD) Iruma Kravale

11:10 – 11:15          Address of the Ambassador of Royal Norwegian Embassy H.E Jan Grevstad

11:15 – 11:30          Address - Norwegian Environment Agency /  Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection

11:30 – 12:00          Challenges of  the Climate Policy in Latvia

Ilze Prūse, Director of Climate and Environmental Policy Integration Department of the MoEPRD

12:00 – 12:30          Norwegian expert on climate change

12:30 – 13:30          Lunch break

13:30 – 15:30          Presentations

13:30 – 13:50          Programme “National Climate Policy”
                             Ināra Buda, Deputy Director of Development Instruments Department of the Ministry of the MoEPRD

13:50 – 14:10          Pre-defined project “Development of the National System for Greenhouse gas inventory and evaluation and reporting on
                             policies,  measures and projections”

                             Fricis Rūmnieks, Senior Official of Climate and Environmental Policy Integration Department of the MoEPRD

14:10 – 14:30          Pre-defined project „Development of proposal for National adaptation strategy, including identification of scientific data,                                          measures for adapting to changing climate, impact and cost evaluation”

                             Zanda Skuja, Senior Official of Climate and Environmental Policy Integration Department of the MoEPRD

14:30 – 14:50          Call for proposals

14:50 – 15:10          Small grant scheme

15:10 – 15:30          Conference closing & summing-up

Working languages of the Conference: Latvian and English with simultaneous translation

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