EU Climate Commissioner Canete takes part in Petersberg Dialogue

German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande will give keynote speeches at the informal event in Berlin

The EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete, will participate in the sixth Petersberg Climate Dialogue which will start on Sunday in Berlin. The informal meeting of ministers and representatives from around 35 countries is being held to prepare for the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris which will kick off in November. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are scheduled to give keynote speeches at the Petersberg event on Tuesday. See also our new cepPolicyBrief on the EU Commission’s latest preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference.