Events

2016 Nov 07th

COP22: A Green Economy for Sustainable, Resilient and Prosperous Communities

A Green and inclusive future is possible! Green Cross is hosting a high-level panel discussion on the opportunities of ambitious and far-reaching climate action, addressing the water-food-energy nexus, improving security and reducing inequality through sustainable job creation.

This event will focus on the impact of environmental degradation on migration, the need to scale-up solutions, including the restoration of lands and environments, and leading actions being taken to achieve “The Future We Want”.

Green Zone “Loukkos” Conference Room
Thursday, 10 November 2016
17:00-18:30

Agenda
Opening Remarks

Panel Discussion (60 minutes):
A high-level panel on climate change and environmental degradation, looking at such issues as disaster risk reduction, food security, sustainable livelihoods, migration and water use.
• Jacques Degroote (PKB)
• Sarah Dobson (Earth Charter International)
• Dina Inonesco (IOM)
• Joël Ruet (The Bridge Tank)
• Maina Sage (Deputy, French Polynesia)
Moderator: Nicolas Imbert, Green Cross France and Territories

Question & Answer session (20 minutes)

Closing Remarks

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