Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

In the framework of the 20th International Climate Conference, held in Lima in December 2014, two simulations for Climate Negotiations took place at the Catholic University of Lille in order to raise awareness on the impact and the risks connected to climate change among young people.The University has been committed to the organization of a cycle of six conferences focusing on the scarcity for natural resources due to climate change and the current production and consumption patterns.The University has contributed to the energy , ecological, economic and social transition of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region through the guidance of the "Live TREE " scheme. This scheme is part of the regional project " Carbon Free University ".

Implementation methodologies

The first event was organized by EDHEC students (Eco think Association) and the Faculty of Management, Economics and Science and held during two different evenings, each of them including a conference on energy and climate issues and a simulation of a UN conference.The second initiative brought together over 200 participants for two days acting as negotiators responsible for reaching an acceptable agreement on climate change.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Université catholique de Lille
Deliverables
2014
2 Climate Change mock-ups
2015
Setting up of the six-conference cycle
2016
Contribution to the LIVE Tree scheme
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 13
13.3 - Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Universite catholique de Lille
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: Lille, France
Date of completion: 2014
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Benoît BOUREL, benoit.bourel@icl-lille.fr

Documents
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