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The Global Warming 8 - GW8

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Document begins: The Global Warming 8 - GW8 From 6-8 July 2005, the G8 will be happening in Scotland. To coincide with this event, the Working Group on Climate Change and Development is holding the GW8 on July 5th in Edinburgh. Eight speakers from poor countries will describe the impacts of climate change on the lives of people in their country. They will describe barriers to further progress and opportunities for tackling climate change and reducing its impact on poor people. Programme - Introduction and welcome - Speakers from Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia - Commentary from Bob Watson, former Chairman of the IPCC - Speakers from China, Columbia, Honduras, India and Nepal - Commentary from Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - Closing comments Where Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh http://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/ When July 5th 9.30 am to midday Attendance For an invitation to the GW8 please contact Vanessa Mcleod - vanessa.mcleod@iied.org Organisers This event is organised by the Working Group on Climate Change and Development. This Group includes: ActionAid, the Catholic Institute for International Relations, Christian Aid, Columban Faith and Justic e, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Institute of Development Studies, the ...

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  • IIED code: G00113
  • Published: Jul 2005
  • Theme: Communication
  • Language: English

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