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UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) Fringe events

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The United Nations Association Climate & Oceans invites you to a series of high profile UN COP26 Fringe events to be presented online. Join experts from academia, politics, the private sector and civil society to learn more about the challenges of COP26 during the different stages of the conference.

The series: "UNCOP26, expectations, challenges, goals and actions"

During these online events we will have exclusive COP26 reports from the United Nations in New York.

We will also aim to bring you interviews of VIPs and delegates attending UN COP26 (Tbc).

Patron for these UNA webinars: Sir Richard Jolly KCMG, President of UNA Climate & Oceans

With Young Voices from around the world, expressing their expectations and anxieties regarding UN COP26.

Thursday 28 October (7pm - 8:30 pm BST London)

This webinar will focus on the expectations and challenges regarding

UN COP26 Goal 1: Secure global net zero by mid century and keep 1.5 degrees within reach.

UN COP26 Goal 2: Adapt to protect communities and natural habitats

Panellists:

Professor Daniel Lunt, Lead Author IPCC Report Climate Change 2021 (University of Bristol)

Dr Adriana Ford - Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society - Imperial College/ King's College, London

Stuart Neaverson - The Climate Coalition UK

Dr Balasubramanyan Chandramohan- Institute of Commonwealth Studies - University of London

Julia Hilton - East Sussex County Council Councillor - Green Party

Simon McFarlne - Seaford Environmental Alliance (Trustee)

Thursday 4th November (7pm - 8:30 pm GMT London)

This webinar will focus on

UN COP26 Goal 3: Mobilise Finance

UN COP26 Goal 4: Work Together to deliver

Panellists:

Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus Commonwealth Local Government Forum, Chair, Canterbury Climate Action Partnership

Dr Adriana Ford - Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society - Imperial College/ King's College London

Dr Bengt Skarstam - United Nations Association Malmo, UNA Sweden

Stuart Neaverson - The Climate Coalition UK

Dr Balasubramanyan Chandramohan- Institute of Commonwealth Studies - University of London

Julia Hilton - East Sussex County Council Councillor - Green Party

Thursday 11 November (7pm - 8:30 pm GMT London)

The BIG question: Has COP26 delivered on the four goals? What's next?

A message from the UN Secretary- General, Antonio Guterres

Panellists:

Member of the UK Parliament - Westminster (TBC)

Dr Adriana Ford - Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society - Imperial College/ King's College London

Julia Hilton - East Sussex County Council Councillor - Green Party

Stuart Neaverson - The Climate Coalition UK

Dr Balasubramanyan Chandramohan- Institute of Commonwealth Studies - University of London

Dr Bengt Skarstam - United Nations Association Malmo, UNA Sweden

Young Voices from around the World:

Lara Hauge - UNA Youth Ambassador (United Kingdom)

Olga Sobota - UNA Youth Council (Poland)

Alex Ko - UNA Youth Council (Taiwan)

Benson Daud - UNA Youth Council (Tanzania)

Natasha Barnes - UNA Youth Council (United Kingdom)

Evan Knowles - UNA Youth Council (USA)

Chisanga Kapacha - UNA Youth Council (Zambia)

Michele Ivone - Rodriguez - UNA Youth Council (Spain)

Hosted by:

The Chair of the United Nations Association Climate & Oceans (United Kingdom)

Citizen Responses with Lindsay White (CEO Community Supporters CIC)


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