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2018 December 04

WBA at COP24, Katowice

COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. During 03 - 14 December 2018, Kaowice will be the host of the

About COP24

One of the most important tasks of the COP24 will be to work out and adopt a package of decisions ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Agreement. Moreover, COP24 will include the so-called Facilitative Dialogue intended to support the implementation of national commitments. n the course of the 2018 Climate Summit Poland would like to demonstrate how neutrality in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, i.e. a balance between CO2 emissions and its sequestration by soils and forests, can be attained. More information here: 

WBA Activities

Side Event

Date: 11 December 2018

Time: 11.30 - 13.00

Venue: Room Pieniny, Area G

Stronger Together: Showcasing Success of Renewable Energy Technologies Working Together
Renewable energies (solar, wind, biomass, hydro & geothermal) are a real and ready solution to combat dangerous climate change facing the world today. They also provide jobs, improve health and support local economic development. This event will showcase strength of renewables working together.

Speakers: Speakers will be representatives of the leading international renewable energy associations and experts working at different geographical levels in renewable energy deployment. Following the presentations, the panelists will discuss how to replicate and scale up these best practice cases.

Exhibit Stand

Date: 10 December - 14 December 2018

Venue: Exhibit 135, Exhibit Area

World Bioenergy Association will showcase the sustainable utilization of biomass (forestry, agriculture, waste) to produce bioenergy (biopower, bioheat and biofuels) on a global level and its role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement with updated data, technology and policy developments.

Press Conference

BIOENERGY and its role in meeting 1.5 C target

Date: 11 December 2018

Time: 09.00 - 09.30

Venue: Press Conference Room Katowice, Area F - Theatre


If you are willing to particiate in the COP climate conference as a WBA delegate, Contact us at