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GLOBE COP21 Legislators Summit - Programme
Programme
Day 1: FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2015

VENUE: National Assembly of France, Paris, France – Salle Victor Hugo

ENTRANCE: 101 Rue de l'Université, 75007 Paris

08:30 - 9:30    Registration – Welcome Coffee

09:30 - 10:45 HIGH-LEVEL OPENING SESSION

WELCOME

Graham Stuart MP
Chairman of the Board of GLOBE International
Chair of the GLOBE COP21 Legislators Summit

OPENING REMARKS

Deputy Jean-Paul Chanteguet
President of the Committee on Sustainable Development, Town and Country Planning, National Assembly of France;
President of GLOBE France;

Christiana Figueres
Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

10:30 - 11:45 THE 2015 AGENDA – HIGH-LEVEL SCENE SETTER

Helen Clark
Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Ángel Gurría
Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Margareta Wahlström
Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction

Prof. Jacqueline McGlade
Chief Scientist, United Nations Environment Progarmme (UNEP); ad interim Director of UNEP’s Division of Early Warning and Assessment

Lakshmi Puri
Dy Executive Director UN Women, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

Chaired by:
Cedric T. Frolick MP
President, GLOBE International and House Chairperson, National Assembly of South Africa

11:45 - 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00  SESSION 1:
CONTRIBUTIONS FROM NATIONAL DELEGATIONS

Opportunity for GLOBE national delegations to report in plenary on domestic action towards COP21 and the UN 2015 Agenda

Co-chairs:
Deputy Arnaud Leroy
Secretary of the Sustainable Development Committee, French National Assembly; President, GLOBE Europe;
Board Member, GLOBE International AISBL
&
Stella Bianchi MP
Member of Italian Chamber of Deputies; President, GLOBE Italy; Board Member, GLOBE Europe AISBL

Presentation:
World Wide Views on Climate Change Initiative
by
Deputy Jean-Paul Chanteguet
President of the Committee on Sustainable Development, Town and Country Planning, French National Assembly; President, GLOBE France
&
Yves Mathieu
Director of Missions Publiques, co-ordinator of WWViews on Climate and Energy

National contributions by:
Hon. Martin Oyono
President, GLOBE Cameroon

Hon. Jean-Pierre-Tshimanga Buana
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo; President, GLOBE DRC

13:00 - 14:45 LUNCH AT THE HÔTEL DE LASSAY, RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE

15:00 - 16:30 SESSION 2:
DEVELOPMENTS IN NATIONAL LEGISLATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE, DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – TOWARDS INTEGRATED NATIONAL PLANNING ON THE 2015 AGENDA

Session chair:
Senator Bukola Saraki
President, GLOBE Nigeria; President, Senate of Nigeria

National updates from GLOBE parliamentary delegations:
Senator Ed Markey
Member of the U.S. Senate, Chair of the Senate Climate Change Clearinghouse; Ranking Democrat on the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy

Hon Ignacio Pichardo Lechuga
Chair of the Water and Sanitation Committee of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies

Hon. Rep. Kenza El Ghali MP
Vice-President of the Chamber of Representatives, Kingdom of Morocco

Senator Jorge Viana
Vice-president of the Brazilian Senate, former Governor of the State of Acre, Brazil

Hon. Jairam Ramesh
Member of the Rajya Sabha; Board Member, GLOBE India; Former Indian Minister of Environment and Forests

Dr Kennedy Graham MP
President GLOBE New Zealand
16:30 - 18:00 SESSION 3:
CLIMATE CHANGE: LAWMAKING & ADJUDICATION FOR THE FUTURE
Co-Chairs:
Bärbel Höhn MdB
Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of the German Bundestag, Vice-President, GLOBE Germany
&
Prof. Jacqueline McGlade
Chief Scientist, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); ad interim Director of UNEP’s Division of Early Warning and Assessment

Speakers:
Justice Antonio Benjamin
National High Court of Brazil –STJ, and Chair, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law

Lord Robert Carnwath
Justice, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

Justice Luc Lavrysen
Constitutional Court of Belgium and Chair, European Union Forum of Judges for the Environment

Judge Françoise Nési
Cour de Cassation, Supreme Court of France

18:00 – 19:00 GLOBE International Annual General Meeting (For GLOBE Members)

19:00 – 20:00 GLOBE Networking
Day 2 : SATURDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2015

VENUE: National Assembly of France, Paris, France - Hemicycle

ENTRANCE: 33 Quai d'Orsay, 75007 Paris

9:00 – 09:05 WELCOME TO DAY 2 – Graham Stuart MP, chair, GLOBE International

9:05 – 09:20 OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH
09:20 - 09:30 OPENING REMARKS
Deputy Claude Bartolone
President of the National Assembly of France
09:30 - 10:30 SESSION 4:
INSPIRING ACTION – MESSAGE FROM CITIES SUMMIT LEADERS TO NATIONAL LAWMAKERS:
Leveraging dynamism from cities and regions

Opening Address :

Dr. Naoko Ishii
CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility

Session Chair :
Cedric T. Frolick MP

President, GLOBE International AISBL and House Chairperson, National Assembly of South Africa

10:30 – 11:45 SESSION 5:
PREPARING FOR THE NEW CLIMATE ECONOMY – A QUIET REVOLUTION
Opportunity Agenda for Partnership with Legislators

Addresses by:

A Winning Coalition – Why California is Leading the U.S. Transition to Clear Energy
Tom Steyer
Business leader, philanthropist and environmentalist

What economic transition to the new climate economy means in practice: A view from Nigeria
Amina J. Mohammed
Minister of Environment, Nigeria; former Special Advisor of the UN Secretary-General on 2030 Agenda Development Planning

The Circular Economy – cutting carbon emissions and generating jobs. Findings of a new study by the Club of Rome
Dr. Anders Wijkman
Co-President of the Club of Rome and study author; Former member of the European Parliament; Vice-Chairman of the Tällberg Foundation

Session Chair:
Yuriko Koike
Member of Japanese Diet and former Environment Minister of Japan, President, GLOBE Japan; Board Member, GLOBE International AISBL
11:45 - 12:00 SUMMIT CLOSING
FINAL REMARKS AND ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION ON COHERENT 2015 SUMMITS AND POST-PARIS AGENDA

Graham Stuart MP
Chairman, Board of GLOBE International – Chair of the Summit

Ségolène Royal
Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy

12:00 Summit Closes

*= Invited – TBC