A Global Perspective on the Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement COP21 ANU
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Join us to celebrate the signing of the historic Paris Climate Agreement, which will be taking place in New York on 22 April.    A podcast of this event is available here.

Ambassadors to Australia from some of the key brokers of the Paris Agreement, including France (as COP President), the European Union and the United States of America, will discuss and provide their perspectives on their country’s continued efforts to act on climate change.

Australian Government and diplomatic representatives from emerging economies and the Pacific will also be speaking at the event.

Welcome: 

Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), ANU

Confirmed Speakers:

H.E. Christophe Lecourtier, Ambassador of France

H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Australia

H.E. John Berry, Ambassador of the United States of America

H.E. Charles W Lepani, Papua New Guinea High Commissioner

H.E. Mohamed Mael-Ainin, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco

Minister Cai Wei, Charge d'Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Australia

Dr Rhondda Dickson, Deputy Secretary Department of the Environment and Head of the Office of Climate Change and Renewables Innovation

Moderator:

Laura Tingle, Political Editor, Australian Financial Review

Closing Remarks:

Professor Mark Howden, Director, ANU Climate Change Institute

 

The event will be followed by drinks and canapes.

This event is free and open to the public. 

PRSENTED BY THE ANU CLIMATE CHANGE INSTITUTE, THE EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO AUSTRALIA, THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY AND THE FRENCH EMBASSY.

Date & time

6.10–7.40pm 21 April 2016

Location

Manning Clark Theatre 1, Union Court, Australian National University, Acton ACT 2601

Contacts

 Clare de Castella

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