Tuesday, March 22, 2011

UNA Canterbury Sustainable Conference

The United Nations Association        
London & SE Region & the Canterbury Branch 
Invite You to our Spring Conference
Sustainable Development and the Natural World
Designed to celebrate Earth Day1, this will be Held in St. Peter’s Methodist Church and Hall2,
St. Peter’s Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BE
On Saturday 16 April 2011
12.45 – 5.30 pm
Summary Programme
Following registration, the Seminar opens at 1.15pm with three specialist speakers who will assist us to explore how we may reconcile the conflicts between the Earth’s eco-cycles and systems and the socio-economic needs of human development. 
We will break at 3.15pm for tea and networking.  The workshop session begins at 4.pm when we will address the issues raised in the speaker session, and then report back in plenary at 4.45pm.  The seminar concludes with a summary of the outcomes of the afternoon and closes at 5.30pm   
Full Programme
Registration and Signing up for Workshops
Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction
Roger Hallam: 
Chair  UNA - London & SE Region
Economic Growth, Sustainable Development 
and the Earth’s Eco-cycles & Systems 
Michael Redclift 
Professor of International Environmental Policy, 
King's College, London  
 The Environment, Climate Change and the Population 
Mike Freedman:  
from the Optimum  Population Trust
2. 40pm
Environmental Law, Human Rights and the Rights of Mother Earth 
Ian Mason Barrister:  
Teucro Chambers and founder member of Wild Law UK
Tea and networking 
(complete and/or revise signing up for workshops)
Workshops at 4pm

Plenary Workshop Report Back:   
Geoff Meaden Chair of UNA- Canterbury Branch
Summary of outcome of the Seminar and Workshop -   
Roger Hallam
Close of Conference

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