GLOBAL GREENS' PUBLIC EVENT ,COPENHAGEN, SUNDAY 13th DECEMBER 2009
Copenhagen and beyond: delivering a meaningful deal on climate change - the Global Green perspective
Sunday 13th December 18:00 to 21:00
Leading Green politicians from every corner of the globe will be in Copenhagen.This event is the only time they are speaking together on one stage , outlining their views on what a meaningful climate agreement is and how it can be achieved
With the outcome of the UN climate talks in Copenhagen uncertain; this public event aims to give a Green perspective on how a meaningful and sufficient global deal on climate change can be reached before it is too late.The leading Green politicians taking part in this event are advocating a strong climate treaty and have important roles to play in decision-making at all levels.
Moderation and introduction: Monica Frassoni, Co-Spokesperson of the European Green Party
Welcome: Villy Søvndal , Chairman, SF Party
Summary of the latest state of play: Rebecca Harms, Co-President of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament
- Marina Silva, Brazilian Green Party’s potential Presidential Candidate and former Environment Minister of Brazil
- Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate, Kenyan Green and former deputy Environment Minister of Kenya
- José Bové, Renowned global environmental activist, Green Member of the European Parliament and former Spokesperson of the French small farmers’ association
- Christine Milne, Australian Green Senator and Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens
- Elizabeth May, Canadian Green Party leader and former Director of the Canadian Sierra Club
Catherine Grèze, French Green MEP will facilitate a discussion with the audience.