Meeting Summary: The Role of Non-Party Stakeholders in International Climate Politics from COP24 to the UNSG Summit to 2020

On December 13, 2018 at the Novotel Hotel in Katowice, Poland, Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions ( convened a meeting in the toward the end of COP24. This meeting took stock of the numerous events and developments over the previous days at COP24 and inform the next steps related to non-state actor climate action, particularly in 2019. Key objectives of this meeting included the following:

  • Take stock of non-state and subnational climate action after COP24

  • Propose deliverables and shape of institutional roles for galvanizing non-state and subnational climate action in 2019 and 2020

  • Identify key priorities and next steps for early 2019

This summary synthesizes the discussion from the perspective of the organizers.