Legal Issues in the Durban Platform Negotiations

Legal Issues in the Durban Platform Negotiations

C2ES will present a report on legal issues in the 2015 agreement, with responses from negotiators for the European Commission, the Marshall Islands, South Africa and Switzerland. Topics include the legal form of the agreement and the “anchoring” and legal character of NDCs.

June 9, 2015
1:15-2:45 p.m.
Plenary building – Rhine Level, Room Bonn 2

Presentation:
 
Dan Bodansky
Professor
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
 
Respondents:
 
Jake Werksman
Principal Adviser, DG Climate Action
European Commission

 

Dean Bialek
Advisor
Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the United Nations, New York
Marshall Islands

 

Sandea de Wet
Chief State Law Advisor
Department of International Relations and Cooperation, South Africa

 

Franz Perrez
Ambassador
Federal Department of the Environment Transport, Energy and Communications
Switzerland
 
Moderator:

Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions