The Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), in collaboration with the Embassy of France and a number of other environmental NGOs and civil society organizations, is organizing a Climate Forum, titled “Pakistan Sey Paris: On the road to 2015 Paris Climate Conference” from 13th - 14th October, 2015 in Lahore, Pakistan.
In the lead up to the conference, an Advisory Committee consisting of twelve top environmental groups has been meeting to organize the event. On October 16th, CCRD hosted an Advisory Committee meeting. In attendance were AKF, CPPG, GBC, IUCN, LEAD Pakistan, MGPO, PCRET, PCRWR, SCOPE, SDPI SPO, and WWF. Ambassador Shahid Kamal, Advisor, CCRD presided over the meeting. Mr. Olivier Huynh-Van, Ms. Nathalie Dupont and Mr. Jahanzeb Syed from the French Embassy were also present.