A Global Perspective on the Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement

Date & time: 4.15–5.45am 22 April 2016, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: Manning Clark Theatre 2, Union Court, Australian National University, Acton ACT 2601

Join us to celebrate the signing of the historic Paris Climate Agreement, which will be taking place in New York on 22 April.

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.

Confirmed Speakers:

H.E. Christophe Lecourtier, Ambassador of France

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

The Honorable 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

Speakers TBC:

Minister for Development and the Pacific, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Ambassador, People's Republic of China

The event will be followed by drinks and canapes.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Presented to you by the ANU Climate Change Institute, The European Union Delegation to Australia, the United States Embassy and the French Embassy.

Contact

Clare de Castella

Email: clare.decastella@anu.edu.au