Announcement / 10 Oct, 2019
Government Delegates Pay Tribute to Professor Jan Szyszko

UN Climate Change News, 11 October 2019 - Government delegates gathering at PreCOP25 in Costa Rica paid tribute yesterday to Professor Jan Szyszko, who passed away on 10 October at the age of 75. Jan Szyszko was President of the United Nations Climate Change Conferences COP5  and COP14  in Poland.

Professor Szyszko was one of the founders of the Association for Sustainable Development of Poland. A professor of forestry and politician who served as Minister of Environment in five cabinets, Professor Szyszko authored more than 100 scientific publications in the field of forest ecosystems development, enhancing forest health, population size dynamics, forest system restoration and use of environmental resources, including for the economic development of the country.