Jimmy Carter, Mary Robinson and Hina Jilani, The Elders - Climate Change

Tue, 2014-04-22 16:45 - 18:30

A conversation with Mary Robinson, Jimmy Carter and Hina Jilani of The Elders, co-sponsored by PSIA.


Climate change: Who will lead?
The Elders in conversation with young people

Tuesday 22 April 2014 • 4:45 - 6:30 pm
Sciences Po, 75007 Paris

Jimmy Carter, Former US President
Hina Jilani, Human Rights Defender
Mary Robinson, Former Irish President (by video-conference)

Moderated by: Laurence Tubiana, Professor at Sciences Po and Columbia University, Director of IDDRI

In the presence of:
Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po
Ghassan Salamé, Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po

Please note that the event will take place in English. It will be filmed and livestreamed.

World leaders are due to agree on a new climate deal in Paris in December 2015. On the road to Paris Climat 2015, former Irish President Mary Robinson, former US President Jimmy Carter and Hina Jilani, human rights defender from Pakistan, will engage in a debate on climate leadership with an audience of young people.

The Elders, founded in 2007 by Nelson Mandela, are a group of independent global leaders working together for peace, justice and human rights.

Sciences Po is a leader in education and research on climate-related issues and will be at the forefront of the preparation of the COP21, Paris Climat 2015.

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