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17:00 - 19:30 16 November 2016

2016 UCL Lancet Lecture: Action on climate change for a healthier world – putting the Paris Agreement into practice

Location

Logan Hall | UCL Institute of Education (link Map)
20 Bedford Way | London | WC1H 0AL | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Ms Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

The 2015 Paris agreement on climate change was an historic step for the world in tackling the biggest global threat facing the 21st century. At the 2016 UCL Lancet lecture, former UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, the senior official responsible for steering the Paris Agreement to a successful conclusion, will speak on health and climate change and the opportunity for the Agreement to improve global health.

This event will also launch 'The Lancet Countdown to 2030 - Tracking progress on health and climate change'. This new independent research collaboration will build on the work of the UCL-led 2015 Lancet Commission, and track a world that is responding to climate change, demonstrating the immense health benefits this brings.

This event will be filmed and photographed.

This event will have BSL sign language interpretation throughout.


Contact

Cath Dean
+44 (0)20 3108 3839 | c.dean@ucl.ac.uk


Links

Pre-booking is essential. Please click here to confirm your attendance
Click here to watch this lecture live at 5.30pm on Wed 16 Nov


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