26 April 2018 to 29 April 2018
26 April 2018 to 29 April 2018
 

Greening as a holistic approach

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Climate Change is real. The impact is affecting people all over the world. Responding to it demands that we change the way we live, work and play. Through the Paris Agreement, we have committed to reducing carbon, investing in nature and adapting to a warming planet. A Just Transition, defined by the International Trade Union movement plans for a zero carbon, zero poverty future. In this vision workers rights, gender and racial equality, indigenous rights, and disability rights are central to the process of change. However, too many have their heads in the sand on this issue. How can we continue to rise to the challenge? As the creative community, shouldn’t we play a leading role, particularly in the adaptation process?

The first floor of this venue, where Sala de Ensaios is located, is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Moderator
Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória - Sala de Ensaios
Rua de São Bento da Vitória 45
4050-139
Porto
Portugal
28 April, 2018 - 14:15 to 15:45

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image of Pippa BAILEY

There have been some wonderful environmental initiatives enabled through IETM over many years. The Imagine 2020 Network is one of them.

Posted 1 year 7 months ago
image of Pippa BAILEY

The background to this holistic approach was well articulated at the keynote address at the plenary for the Brussels meeting by Erik Corijn. Please see the link below. His address begins at 21.20. The session will feature some brief snapshots from different countries and then a workshops where we brainstorm fresh approaches to the complex climate crisis that touches everything.

Posted 1 year 6 months ago
image of Pippa BAILEY

Guidelines for a just transition
towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all by the International Labour Organisation.

Posted 1 year 6 months ago
image of Elena DI FEDERICO

Looking for some inspiration? Our Fresh Perspectives 'Art for the planet's sake' includes interesting examples of greening practices & projects - have a look before coming to Porto! (free download - EN and FR)

Posted 1 year 6 months ago