The conference Dialogue on Climate Change in Serbia: Climate-smart Partnerships ahead of Paris COP21” was held in Belgrade on the 5th and 6th of October. The event was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the co-operation of the Embassy of the Republic of France in Serbia and financial support from the Global Environmental Fund.
Over 200 participants attended the conference, ahead of the historical 21st Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be held in Paris from the 30th November to the 11th December this year.
The main slogan of the Belgrade conference “Time for Action” points to the chief purpose of the dialogue, which is to encourage all interested parties to urgently undertake concrete measures and activities to combat climate change.

Conference agenda


Serbia and Climate Change

International and regional negotiations process – EU perspective I.Mijatović-Cernos
International negotiations process and INDCs – UNDP’s perspective D. Carrington
Implementation of interantional and EU commitments S. Božović
The role of CSOs N. Đereg
Climate Smart Urban Development M.Begovic
Climate Smart Urban Development V.Rutanen
Shifting towards low-carbon cities – examples of good practice Z. Kordić
Local Initiatives M.Gluščević
Innovative Solutions for Low Carbon Urban Development at Local Level P.Zdraveva

Climate change projections V.Đurđević
Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) M. Dilley
National Adaptation Plan A. Repac
Heating up the crops B.Lalić
Half glass empty or full? V.Đurđević
Adaptation of Forests D. Stojanović
Nature’s climate battle I.Radović
Surviving the climate change V.Kendrovski
Climate change mitigation A. Jovović

Poster presentations:
Climate change mitigation in the Energy sector
Climate change mitigation in the Waste sector
Climate change mitigation in the Industrial Processes sector
Climate change mitigation in the AFOLU sector