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19:30 - 21:00 24 May 2011

Population footprints: My vision of the World

Location

UCL Bloomsbury Theatre (link Map)
15 Gordon Street | London | WC1H 0AH | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Professor Sir Michael Marmot, UCL
Fred Pearce
Dr Gill Greer, Interntaional Planned Paretnhood Federation
Sarah Boseley, Health Editor, The Guardian

Four exciting speakers will debate their 'Vision of the World' by raising these important questions: is climate change the biggest problem, or is it over consumption? Perhaps an increase in health inequalities or forced migration and lack of human rights and access to family planning? Come and join this debate with our speakers:

  • Journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown speaking about the movements of people; migration, trafficking and the injustice of it all
  • Leading UCL academic Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who will talk about his concern over growing health inequalities
  • Peoplequake author Fred Pearce will argue that western over conusumption is the real threat of the 21st century
  • Director- General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Dr Gill Greer, arguing the improtance of family and reproductive health in addressing population challenges

The debate will be chaired by Sarah Boseley, Health Editor of the Guardian.


Contact

Rikke Osterlund
+44 (0)20 7905 2889 | r.osterlund@ucl.ac.uk


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