Event type: Hybrid
Why are reparations for historical loss and damage so crucial to the outcome of COP, what form should such reparations take and what is the current state of play?
Moderated by Baroness Natalie Bennett, Member of the House of Lords. Natalie is a former leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, and a delegate to COP26 and previous COPs with the Green Economics Institute. With a background in journalism and agricultural science, she spent two years in Bangkok working with the National Commission on Women’s Affairs on its report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. She also worked as a consultant with the International Labor Organisation (ILO) on child labour issues and World Health Organization (WHO) on women’s health.
Hon. Martin Ogindo, Party Leader of the Green Congress of Kenya. A former Member of Parliament in Kenya, Martin has substantial experience of international negotiations and is attending COP26 as a delegate of the Global Greens to push for climate Justice, for the loss and damages agenda to be front and centre of the conference, and for people from the Global South and indigenous people be at the heart of negotiations.
Snigdha Tiwari, Co-Convenor of the Asia Pacific Greens Federation. Snigdha is a driving force behind the Asia-Pacific Young Greens Network. An experienced organiser, earlier this year she organised a conference on Climate Justice & Protection to Defenders in coordination with more than 30 organisations. As a Global Greens delegate to COP26 she is pressing for responsible environmental policies and litigation.
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