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Global Governance Of Climate: Fit for Purpose?

CLIMATE JUSTICE II Sea & Mountain Seminar
Corfu & Epirus Greece
July 16-20 2018

To register or for more information, please contact us at seminars@cuncr.org.

DOWNLOAD GGC: FIT FOR PURPOSE? PDF VERSION


This Year's Speakers Include:

Shahr-Yar Sharei

Dr. Shahr-yar Sharei
Executive Director of CUNCR
"Global Governance of Climate: Fit for Purpose?"


 

Nicos Giannis

Dr. Nicos Giannis
EU Commission&President of The Land Beyond (Greece)
"From Governments to Citizens: The Transformation and Future of Climate Policy"
 

 

Wouter Veening
Wouter Veening
Chairman/President, Institute for Environmental Security (Netherlands)
"Achieving Climate Justice in a Fragmenting World: Squaring the
Circle?"


 

Wolfgang Pape

Wolfgang Pape
Lecturer on EU and Asian affairs (Germany)
"Rules for Flows over National Borders and Omnilateral Governance"

 

 

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J. Drake Hamilton
Science Policy Director, Fresh Energy (US)
"American Climate Justice Action: Deep Decarbonization at the U.S. Subnational Level"

 

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Hung-jen Wang
Associate Professor, National Cheng Kung University (ROC)
"The Predicament of Global Governance Practices: Review COP23 Achievements and Chinese Policy"

 

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Dr. Otto O. Spijkers
Lecturer, Utrecht University (Netherlands)
"The Urgenda Case: A Successful Example of Public Interest Litigation for the Protection of the Environment?"

 

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Aideé Saucedo Dávila
International Development Cooperation Specialist (Mexico)​​​​​​​
"Global climate governance: an alternate paradigm conceptualized by the Global South"

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Dr. Thomas Muinzer
Lecturer, University of Sterling (United Kingdom)
"Domestic Litigation in a Global World –The UK, Ireland and Beyond"

 

 

Jamie Sommer


Jamie Sommer
Stonybrook University (United States)
 "Climate Justice in Forestry: A Network Perspective"

 

Also featuring: Kelci Wilford, Associate Program Manager for CUNCR (Canada) ; Imad Ibrahim, PhD Candidate at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Lebanon); and others

 

Program and Schedule
The detailed agenda with the final speakers and topics will be released closer to the conference date.

Sunday, 15 July: Pre-seminar lodging, informal gathering (optional)
Monday, 16 July:

  • Morning (1/2 Day Session): Registration and intro to Climate Change
  • Global Governance of Climate: Fit for Purpose?
  • Keynote Speech

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Tuesday, 17 July:

  • Morning: Transit to Epirus
  • Afternoon: Critical lectures/panel on the topic of Climate Justice, and the rights of global citizens, by academic scholars, and practitioner/policy makers.

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Wednesday, 18 July:

  • Early Morning: Hike (optional)
  • Morning: Critical lectures/panel on the topic of Climate Justice, and the rights of global citizens, by academic scholars, and practitioner/policy makers.
  • Afternoon: Round tables/Working sessions

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Thursday, 19 July:

  • Early Morning: Hike (optional)
  • Morning: Conclusion, recap, and proactive action and measures
  • Afternoon: Rafting Trip
  • Evening: Giving of certificates, reception, plus dinner at premises and music

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Friday, 20 July:

  • Vikos Gorge crossing (optional)


SEMINAR VENUE
The Land Beyond In Vitsa
https://epekeinahora.gr/en

There are three different pricing options for this seminar:

1. Corfu only (conference resources for the Corfu portion of the program, no meals or accommodation included): 15 EUR

2. Corfu and Epirus, Conference Only (includes conference facilities and materials, transportation from Corfu to Epirus, rafting and hiking) : 190 EUR

3. Epirus, Hotel, Meals & Amenities Included (all in option 2 + hotel accommodation in Epirus for three nights + three daily meals + local transportation in Epirus for the three days): 740 EUR*

* The above price is based on double occupancy. For single room pricing 200 euros will be added.

Please note that all participants are responsible for their own meals and accommodation in Corfu.

Notes:
Financial assistance for a limited number of attendees are sponsored. To qualify, the applicant must be a student, or participating from a developing country, or with limited income. The assistance will be in terms of a subsidy towards the conference 5-day attendance, meals and lodging fee. To apply please email: seminars@cuncr.org with your request, please attach a CV and a 200-word essay on why the seminar will be helpful to you and what can be your experience or interaction that would make the event a success.

Please note the facilities can also be booked for 1 night before and 1 night after. That is optionally, Sunday night July 15th, since most people may opt to come the night before, as well as on Friday night, for those who wish to stay after the Crossing and want to leave the next day, on Friday.
 

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INTERESTED? HOW TO APPLY:

If you are a scholar, international lawyer, practitioner, or expert in the field, we encourage you to include a topic you are interested to present or to be included in a workshop topic.

To do this with your booking, please submit a 200-word abstract of your presentation (to be reviewed for selection) and email to: seminars@cuncr.org

If you are new to the topic or want to learn more about climate change, the facts and figures, and what it means to our planet, climate justice, as well as our rights and obligations as global citizens, then we strongly encourage you to attend. The morning sessions are generally intended to be informational and the afternoon workshops are optional. Not only do you gain knowledge, but you are in for a great nature experience, and networking opportunity with like-minded individuals.

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GATHER IN THE EPIRUS MOUNTAINS 
LEARN, EXPERIENCE AND COLLABORATE TOWARDS CLIMATE JUSTICE


To book and for further information, please email seminars@cuncr.org

DOWNLOAD GGC: FIT FOR PURPOSE? PDF VERSION


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