12 November 2014. Paris, France
In view of COP21 in Paris, in which local governments and all civil society actors will have a crucial role to play, Rhône-Alpes Region - in partnership with international networks of local governments, envisages organizing a World summit on territorial action, at the beginning of July 2015 in Lyon.
Bernard Soulage, Vice-president of the Rhône-Alpes Region in charge of Europe and international relations, and Ronan Dantec, United Cities and Local Governements (UCLG)'s spokesperson for climate will co-chair the steering committee in charge of the organization of the Summit. The steering committee should be representative of international and French non-State stakeholders who are involved in the negotiations.
They are pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the steering committee, to be held on Wednesday 12 of November in Paris.