IPCC Outreach at the Riga City Council

2 - 5 pm EEST, Plenary Room, Riga City Council (Latvia)
Organized By: Riga City Council with the participation of IPCC speakers
19 Apr 2024

This event is organized and hosted by Riga City Council on the margins of the IPCC Scoping Meeting for the Special Report on Climate Change and Cities taking place in Riga, Latvia, from 16 to 19 April 2024. The event will give a brief overview of the IPCC, its role and activities and upcoming programme of work. IPCC speakers will present key messages from IPCC’s Synthesis Report, in relation to the challenges of climate change and solutions and strategies for cities. During the three-hour event, experts will put a special focus on city greening with insights from IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report as well as how to mitigate climate change through wooden buildings and new architecture and how Riga City Council is implementing its city greening plan. Presentations will be followed by short Q&A segments.
Speakers include: 
IPCC Chair Jim Skea
IPCC Vice-Chair Diana Ürge-Vorsatz
IPCC Working Group II Vice-Chair Mark Howden
IPCC Working Group III Vice-Chair Jan Fuglesvedt
IPCC Working Group III Vice-Chair Oliver Geden
Viesturs Zeps, Riga City Council
Alise Kokare, Riga City Development Department
Rūdis Rubenis, Riga City Development Department
Moderator: Eva Johansone

  • Programme for IPCC Outreach at Riga City Council

Jan Fuglestvedt

Center for International Climate and Environmental Research Oslo (CICERO)

Oliver GEDEN

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

Mark Howden

Australian National University,

Jim Skea

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)


Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP), Central European University

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