March, 2021

26mar12:00 pm1:30 pmEquity and Diversity at COP26This event held by MaSP and 2050 Climate Group will explore the opportunities around increasing equity and diversity at COP26.12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Organiser: 2050 Climate Group Event Type:Webinar & Talks

Event Details

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About this Event

With COP26 taking place in Glasgow from 1st – 12th November this year, global leaders will come together to set the pathway to a sustainable, net-zero future. However, it is often the case that those who are most severely impacted by the climate emergency are least represented at events such as COP, where the key strategic decisions are made.

This webinar will examine how COP26 can overcome barriers to equity and inclusion, and ensure that all countries are represented equally in the climate conversations and decision-making taking place in Glasgow. It will also offer insight into issues around climate justice, exploring the intersecting inequalities that result from climate change, and how the solutions must be social as well as scientific.

In this webinar, we will hear from a range of brilliant guest speakers in addition to representatives from Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP) and 2050 Climate Group.

 

In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.

– Wangari Maathai

Sign-up to secure your space and keep updated in the lead up to the event.

This event is open to the general public (aged 18 and over).

  • Guest Speakers please select ‘Guest Speaker’
  • All others please select ‘General Admission’

Please note sign-ups for this event will close at 20:00 on Thursday 25th March. Attendee numbers are limited therefore if you sign up and can no longer attend please cancel your ticket so we can let someone else have a place!

 

About Us

MaSP is a Malawian-owned and Malawian-led network, which exists to support and develop Malawi’s many civil society links with Scotland, thereby enhancing the cooperation between Malawi and Scotland Government on one hand and the North and South on the other. MaSP also coordinates, represents and supports the many people-to-people and community-to-community links between Malawi and Scotland.

2050 Climate Group is an award-winning charity working to engage, educate and empower Scotland’s young leaders to take action on climate change. The 2050 Climate Group is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Scottish Charity Number SC047206).

Together MaSP and 2050 Climate Group run the Malawi Climate Leaders Project, which aims to equip young Malawians with opportunities to increase their knowledge on climate change challenges and develop the skills necessary to tackle them.

 

Costs & Donations

We care passionately about keeping our events free and accessible to all. These are tough and uncertain times for everybody, and it’s important that these events are free at the point of access for all. Even though our events are free to attend they still have a cost. On average our events involve 100+ volunteer hours and significant financial resources per head.

If you or your organisation would like to help educating, empowering and enabling young people to take meaningful action on the climate crisis, please make a donation today via the link below. Thank you.

https://www.2050.scot/donate

 

Accessibility

This event will be held online via Zoom. If you have any specific accessibility requirements associated with experiencing the online event, please let us know via the Eventbrite ticket sign-up process and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. We recommend using a computer or laptop to join. We have a small fund to assist with overcoming barriers to participation, please get in touch via [email protected] with “Climate Justice Event Participation Fund” in the subject line to discuss your individual needs.

 

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Time

(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Organiser

2050 Climate GroupEmpowering Young People in Scotland

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