EU and China Hold Consultations on Combating Climate Change

20 August 2008: The EU and China discussions on combating

climate change, conducted on 18 August 2008, in Paris, France, formed part of a

bilateral consultation mechanism under the EU-China Partnership on Climate

Change launched in 2005.

During the meeting, the two delegations presented

their latest policy developments on combating climate change and discussed

their cooperation in the face of this challenge ahead of the next EU-China

Summit, which will take place in Lyon, France, on 1 December 2008. They also

reviewed progress in international negotiations. [EU press release]