European Climate Diplomacy Day
Melbourne, Wednesday 17 June 2015, 6pm to 8 pm
Peter Doherty Institute, Auditorium, cnr Elizabeth and Grattan Sts, Parkville
The European Union and its Member States will put on a simultaneous "climate" event in seven major cities throughout Australia.
These events are part of the "European Climate Diplomacy Day" taking place worldwide on the 17th of June 2015 to promote informed debate about climate change in the lead up to this year's decisive meeting at Paris in December.
The French capital will host the United Nations 2015 Conference of Parties which is aiming to limit global temperature rises to below 2 degrees Celsius.
Join us for the Australian Premiere of ‘The Climate Blueprint’ a documentary on the history of climate negotiations, the main actors and what’s at stake.
A panel discussion and audience Q&A to follow the screening with representatives from business, science, NGO’s, local government and Europe on the positive actions being taken around the globe.
Welcome by German Ambassador, HE Dr Christoph Müller and French Ambassador, HE Christophe Lecourtier
- Professor Don Henry, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
- Councillor Arron Wood, City of Melbourne
- Ms Megan Flynn, Qantas Airways
- Dr Judith Reinhard, German Embassy
- Professor Robyn Eckersley, University of Melbourne
Professor David Karoly, School of Earth Sciences will moderate the panel and audience Q&A
Attendance is free but booking is essential. Please register via Eventbrite by June 16th
For further information about the events around Australia, click here or follow @EUinAUS_Climate on Twitter for updates.
The European Union Centres at the University of Melbourne and RMIT are supported by the European Commission.
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