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European Steering Committee

The European Steering Committee of the Conference advises the preparation of the conference, and assists in the follow-up process. Its first meeting took place on February 29 in Brussels, and a second will be hosted in the first half of June. Representatives from the following institutions have so far been invited to participate:

Conference Organizers

Representatives from each of the 6 Member States with an overseas dimension:

  1. France
  2. Denmark
  3. Portugal
  4. Spain
  5. The Netherlands
  6. United Kingdom

Representatives of Outermost Regions (ORs) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs):

Representatives from the European Commission:

  1. DG Environment
    • Protecting the Natural Environment
    • Climate change and air
    • International affairs & LIFE
  2. DG Regional Policy
    • Co-ordination of questions related to the outermost regions
  3. DG Development and Humanitarian Aid
    • Environment and Natural Resources
    • Relationship with the countries and the region of the Caribbean and the OCTs
  4. DG Science and Research
    • Management of natural resources
    • Climate Change and environmental risks

Representatives of multilateral organisations and international conventions or initiatives

Representatives from civil society

Representatives of the scientific community

  • Rolph Payet, Lead Author, Small Islands Chapter —4th IPCC Report, and Special Advisor to the President of the Seychelles
  • Philippe Feldmann, Biodiversity and Biological Resources, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)