Climate Justice Summit Program

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November 19 - 21, 2000

Concordia Theater, The Hague, Netherlands

DRAFT AGENDA (as of November 14, 2000)




Sunday, November 19

12:45 pm

Welcome from Organizing Committee

Setting the context for alternative COP6

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PANEL: Human Face of Climate Change

MODERATOR: Roberta Cowan, Transnational Institute (TNI), Netherlands

Central America - Magda Lanuza, Nicaragua

Alaska - Sarah James, Gwich'in Steering Committee

US - Ruben Solis, Southwest Workers Union

UK Lucy Pearce, People & Planet

Small Island States - Yumie Crisostomo, Marshall Islands (invited)

Fiji- Patrina Dumaru, Pacific Concerns Resource Centre (invited)

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

BREAK

3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

WORKSHOPS

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PANEL: Grassroots Movements Against Fuel Industry

MODERATOR: Amit Srivastava, Corporate Watch, USA

Colombia Roberto Afanador Cobaria, U'wa

Niger Delta - Isaac Osuoka, Environmental Rights Action

US - Margie Richard, Concerned Citizens of Norco

South Africa - Bobby Peek, GroundWork

Nicaragua - Humberto Thompson, Indigenous Communities of Nicaragua

Thailand - Penchom Sae Tang, Campaign for Alternative Industry Network, (CAIN)

8:00 pm

Keynote: Chee Yoke Ling, Third World Network,
Malaysia



Monday, November 20

10 am- 12 pm

WORKSHOPS

1:00 pm -3:30 pm

PANEL: Globalization, Equity and False Promises

MODERATOR- Ivonne Yanez, Oilwatch International, Ecuador

Ecological Debt - Ricardo Buitron, Accion Ecologica, Ecuador

World Bank and Climate Change - Kate Hampton, SEEN, US

WTO and Climate Change - Chee Yoke Ling, Third World
Network, Malaysia

Corporations and Climate Change - Paul Horsman,
Greenpeace, UK

Pulping the South - Ricardo Carrere, World Rainforest
Movement, Uruguay

Greenhouse Market Mania - Olivier Hoedeman, Corporate
Europe Observatory (CEO), Netherlands

Nuclear: The False Promise - Vladimir Sliviak, Ecodefence! and
WISE, Russia

Globalisation and the Climate Crisis Joshua Karliner,
TRAC/Corporate Watch, US

4:00 pm -6:30 pm
PANEL: Beyond Fossil Fuels and Toward Climate Justice

MODERATOR- Bobby Peek, GroundWork, South Africa

Moratorium and Real CDM - Ivonne Yanez, Oilwatch, Ecuador

Ensuring a Just Transition for Labour - Keith Romig, Paper,
Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International
Union (PACE) (invited)

Regulating TNC's - Lim Li Lin, Third World Network, Malaysia
(invited)

Toward Climate Justice - Amit Srivastava, TRAC/Corporate
Watch, US

Indigenous Perspectives - (from Indigenous Peoples delegation)

6:30 pm

Keynote: Dr. Owens Wiwa, Nigeria (confirmed)


Limited space available! Donations kindly requested. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds! Contact Adam Ma'anit (+06-121-50340) at ashaman@xs4all.nl or Amit Srivastava (+06-235-65556) at amit@corpwatch.org for more information. For media enquiries and to arrange an interview with one of the speakers, please contact Kristine Wong: +06-235-66068

*programme subject to change

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