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Date: 2 December 2020
Time: 15:00-16:30 GMT+7
Venue: Virtual Zoom meeting

This is the second of our webinar series co-organised by Asian Development Bank (ADB), UNFCCC, UNEP, and HelpAge International. The climate crisis is the preeminent challenge of our time and theCOVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to build back a better world. The webinar will highlight the relationship between population growth, ageing societies and climate change.  A panel of experts will share their views on how older people can play a role in saving our planet.

Opening remarks from Patricia Espinoza, Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Moderator: Kaveh Zahedi, Deputy Executive Secretary, ESCAP

Join by renowned climate change and population ageing experts in the region:

  • Jyoti Parikh, a recipient of Nobel Peace Prize awarded to IPCC authors in 2007
  • Preety Bhandari, Chief of the Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Thematic Group, Asian Development Bank
  • Quyen Tran, Older People Association Expert, HelpAge International
  • Representative from GRAVIS, India will talk about the resilience of millions of people living in the Thar desert

Registration here.