The Path to Paris: National Perspectives on a New Global Climate Agreement

As governments work toward a new global climate agreement this December in Paris, C2ES is convening negotiators from 24 countries in an informal dialogue examining issues and options.  Hear participants from China, the European Union, Gambia and New Zealand on their countries’ top priorities, and the co-chairs of the Toward 2015 dialogue on the outlook for a Paris agreement.
C2ES’s Toward 2015 Dialogue also includes negotiators from Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Grenada, Japan, Mali, Mexico, Norway, Peru, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Venezuela. Learn more about the Toward 2015 Dialogue.

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C2ES expresses its gratitude to the law firm of Baker & McKenzie for its generous hosting of this event.


Gao Feng
Special Representative for Climate Change Negotiations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs China
Jake Werksman
Principal Adviser, DG Climate Action European Commission
Pa Ousman Jarju
Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Water Resources, Parks and Wildlife Gambia
Jo Tyndall
Climate Change Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand
Valli Moosa
Former Minister of Environment, South Africa Co-Chair, Toward 2015 Dialogue
Harald Dovland
Former Chief Negotiator, Norway Co-Chair, Toward 2015 Dialogue
Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions