A Global Green New Deal

May 18, 02:00 PM
How do we ensure that the economic response to COVID-19 also addresses existing crises, most of all the unfolding climate crisis? How do we build a truly Global Green New Deal that delivers transformation and justice especially in the Global South? This webinar  features leading international activists and thinkers, bringing fresh new perspectives on how to embed just transition into our response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Panellists:
* Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, author of Transforming Economies: Making Industrial Policy Work for Growth, Jobs and Development
* Karin Nansen, chair of Friends of the Earth International, founding member of REDES – Friends of the Earth Uruguay
* Sandra van NIekerk, One Million Climate Jobs Campaign, South Africa
* Asad Rehman, Executive Director, War on Want. Co-organiser of Global Green New Deal Campaign.