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De Brún to take part in high level discussions at Copenhagen Conference

9 December, 2009 - by Martina Anderson MEP

Sinn Féin MEP for the Six Counties Bairbre de Brún will be part of a European Parliament delegation to the United Nations conference on climate change at Copenhagen. Ms de Brún will participate in the event between Monday 14th and Saturday the 19th December.

Ms de Brún will take part in several aspects of the conference, including discussions with NGOs, Government representatives, and Parliamentarians from across the globe.

The following is a brief breakdown of the some of the events Bairbre de Brún will attend (a more comprehensive timetable can be obtained by contacting the Sinn Féin Press Office) – Ms de Brún will be available to speak to the media ahead of her trip at the Launch of POBAL’s latest submission on an Irish Language Act which Bairbre will be launching, at 8:45am on Friday 11th December in the Europa Hotel Belfast.

Monday 14th – 17:50 – 18:00 Press Conference with Commissioner Dimas and Delegation Chair MEP Jo Leinen
Location: UNFCCC press room

Tuesday 15th – 10:00 – 10:30 Meeting with Mr. Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC
Location: Bella Center

16:00 – 17:00 Presentation by the European Climate Foundation

17:30 – 18:30 Briefing by Commissioner Dimas (tbc)

Wednesday 16th – 10:00 – 13:00 UNFCCC - Opening High-level segment
Location: Bella Center

15:00 – 16:00 Bilateral meeting with Parliamentarians
Location: Bella Center

16:00 – 16:45 Emissions Trading - meeting with European Members CDM Executive Board
Location: Bella Center

17:00 – 18:00 Bilateral meeting with NGOs
Location: Bella Center

Thursday 17th – 09:00 – 09:30 Bilateral meeting with Danish Minister Ms Hedegaard
Location:Bella Center

10:30 – 11:30 Meeting with UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)
Location:Bella Center

10:15 – 11:45 High-Level Meeting between EU and US congressional delegation
12:00 – 13:00 Bilateral Meeting with Parliamentarians from Brazil
Location:Bella Center

14:00 – 15:00 Bilateral Meeting with Parliamentarians from Japan
Location:Bella Center

Friday 18th - 11:15 – 12:15 Meeting with World Bank representatives
Location: EEA Premises

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