This thematic debate will be convened by UN General Assembly President Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa following a request from the European Union and the Association of East Asian Nations (ASEAN) New York Committee. The first day of the debate will consist of two interactive Panel discussions, bringing together experts on the impact of climate change, mitigation and adaptation strategies, new technologies and finance. During the second day, a general discussion open to all will take place. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Change Envoys will participate in the opening of the discussion.
dates: 31 July-1 August 2007
location: New York, US