“It is time to act”

So says the motto of the World Climate Summit 2019 (COP25) that will take place in IFEMA, Madrid, from December 2 to 13.

With less than four days to go before the event begins, at NAIDER we are already warming up our engines and preparing to attend COP25 and participate in its many activities and events. As highlighted by the acting Minister of Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, COP25 is expected to mark the beginning of a change of cycle and be the decisive milestone for countries to present more ambitious contributions in 2020 and the world reaches the Glasgow summit (COP26) next year with its homework done.

COP25 will be divided into two zones: blue and green.

The blue zone is the space administered by the United Nations where the COP25 negotiation sessions will take place. In addition, the fifteenth meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP15) and the second meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 2) will also be held. This zone is the zone of the multilateral negotiation itself, where the two plenary sessions and the meeting rooms for the negotiation are located, as well as the rooms and pavilions of the delegations, where Spain will have a delegation room. There will also be an area dedicated to the “Global Climate Action Agenda”, the events focused on non-governmental actors that are organized in thematic days and events linked to the Agenda 2030.

On the other hand, the green zone will be based on a space for society to express itself in an interactive, participatory and inclusive way, generating content regarding climate action. To encourage maximum participation, an open space has been created for dialogue, awareness-raising and shared decision-making, involving local governments, public and private institutions, administrations, entrepreneurs, NGOs, companies, universities, indigenous peoples, and young people.

COP25 welcomes any person or entity that has an interest in contributing to the mitigation and adaptation to climate change. It is time to take charge of the situation and start contributing to this challenge on any scale, even in our day-to-day lives. Today, as a starter, we show you a series of climate actions recommended by the organizers of COP25 that you can integrate into your daily life to help reduce the effects of climate change:

At NAIDER we are looking forward to the beginning of this historic summit, of which we will inform you day by day about the different agreements that are being reached, our vision and perspective of the different talks and events that we attend and in which we participate, and curiosities and issues that are discussed in the same corridors of the summit. Today, more than ever, we are working to achieve climate and environmental equity.