Coal Mines

GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Meeting, 21-22 March 2023

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Date21–22 March 2023
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Industry Sector: Coal Mines
The 32nd Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting will be held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland in conjunction with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s (UNECE) 18th Session of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition. The Coal Mines Subcommittee Meeting will take place over two days:
  • In-person only on Tuesday, 21 March 2023
  • Hybrid (in-person and online) on Wednesday, 22 March 2023
The in-person meeting on 21 March will feature a keynote address, summary of the Coal Joint Technical Sessions that took place during the 2022 Global Methane Climate and Clean Air Forum in Washington, DC, and GMI Secretariat news. The hybrid meeting on 22 March will build on the productive brainstorming session about challenges for methane mitigation projects in the coal mining sector that was conducted during the Forum. There is no registration fee for this event.

Additional details about the Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting, including the agenda and instructions for how to register, will be posted here as they become available.

Meeting Partner

At its 18th session the Group of Experts will continue its work to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from coal mines through activities that help the recovery and use of methane in order to reduce the risks of explosions in coal mines, mitigate climate change, and support sustainable development. The Group of Experts will also discuss the best strategies for preparing and delivering green transformation of the coal mining regions in accordance with the principles of just transition. Learn more about UNECE.

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