▶ Greens all over the world struggle for climate and biodiversity

Event type: Hybrid

A struggle for the climate is very often also a struggle for biodiversity – the two causes which are at the heart of the Green agenda, at the global, national, regional and local levels. We will show how the Greens support civil society in preventing dirty investments on all the continents and what are the links between these fights.   

Speakers:  

Lijana Popovska – MP, North Macedonia. Liliana is a board member of the Green Institute, dealing with climate, corruption in environment and human rights and member of UN Delegation at COP. She used to be a member of the Macedonian Parliament (2002-2020), committees for environment and foreign affairs and she’s the former Vice-President of the Parliament, Deputy Minister for development, adviser of the Mayor of Skopje, councilor in the City Council of Skopje. Liliana also worked as a researcher in the Institute of Pharmaceutical factory “Alkaloid” – Skopje. Founder and leader of the Green party DOM (2006-2018), member party of the European Green Party. Active in green public policies for environment, green economy, social justice, human rights (gender equality, disability, LGBTI, Roma), social cohesion. Active in civil sector, especially in women’s movement and movement for disability. She holds a degree in                                               Engineer of chemical technology, MS in technical sciences and PhD in Political Sciences (Inter-culturalism and civil society).

  • Amelia Womack – Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, UK
  • Urszula Zielińska – MP, Poland (online)
  • Dr. Frank Habineza – MP, Rwanda (online)
  • Snigdha Tiwari – international representative of UKPP Green Party, India
  • Martin Ogindo – president of the party Green Congress of Kenya
  • Chaired by Ewa Sufin-Jacquemart, GEF Board/Fundacja Strefa Zieleni, Poland

This event will be livestreamed to the Fundacja Strefa Zieleni Facebook page

 Suggested reading:

Roots in Nature: The Pathogen and the Politics of Biodiversity

Global Views on COP26: Why It Matters for Canada, Egypt and Rwanda

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