INDEPENDENT NEWS

Hodgson to Warsaw for climate change meeting

Published: Fri 23 Jun 2000 11:04 AM
Friday, 23 June 2000 Media Statement
Hodgson to Warsaw for climate change meeting
Minister of Energy Pete Hodgson leaves New Zealand tomorrow for Warsaw, Poland, to represent New Zealand at international ministerial meetings on climate change and democracy.
The meeting, involving about 36 ministers from countries party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is one in a series of intergovernmental meetings concerned with formulating the rules and requirements under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Mr Hodgson chairs the Government's ministerial committee on climate change.
While in Warsaw Mr Hodgson will also attend a Ministerial Conference on the Community of Democracies, on behalf of Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff. The meeting, supported by the United Nations, aims to assist emerging democracies by identifying best practices and forming an agenda for international cooperation. Mr Hodgson is an Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Itinerary:
Saturday 24 June: depart New Zealand.
Sunday 25 June: arrive Warsaw.
Monday 26, Tuesday 27 June: Ministerial Conference on the Community of
Democracies.
Wednesday 28 June: briefing for UNFCCC meeting.
Thursday 29 June: UNFCCC ministerial meeting. Depart Warsaw.
Saturday 1 July: arrive New Zealand.
ENDS

Next in New Zealand politics

Gordon Campbell on the school climate strike
By: Gordon Campbell
Latest OIA statistics released
By: State Services Commission
New legal action taken against 'Hit and Run' inquiry
By: RNZ
Mokihinui River catchment land to be added to Kahurangi
By: New Zealand Government
An Open Letter from the Youth of Aotearoa
By: SchoolStrike
We're striking and we're doing it right!
By: School strike 4 climate
Wairarapa college students will join international protest
By: Carys Gibbs
Christchurch students to join global Climate Strike
By: SchoolStrike
Climate change protest on school day divides MPs
By: RNZ
Principals seek guidance over students climate strike
By: RNZ
The Nation: National Party leader Simon Bridges
By: The Nation
Student climate change strike gets backing from Gov Minister
By: TVNZ
Gradual transition to sustainable agriculture key - O'Connor
By: BusinessDesk
Renewable power climbs in 2018 despite increased coal burn
By: BusinessDesk
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media