The IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a changing climate

Main findings, societal implications and policy options
19th of November 2019

Co-organised by the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM), the German Climate Research Consortium (DKK) and the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU, this discussion will focus on how to translate the findings of the latest IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere into European policies.

Invited to intervene for a discussion entitled “What do we know and what are possible EU policy options?“, Geneviève Pons, Director of the Jacques Delors Institute’s Brussels Office, will share the first conclusions drawn by the Mission Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters, settled by the Directorate-General, Research & Innovation (DG RTD), in which Geneviève Pons is involved. She will intervene along with:

  • Detlef Stammer, University of Hamburg and Chair of World Climate Research Programme
  • Christina Henriksen,Vice President of Saami Council
  • Veronika Veits, Director, International Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries, DG MARE, European Commission

For more information on the event, please consult the full programme.


19 Nov 2019


17 h 00 min - 20 h 00 min


Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the EU
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