We are prepared to broadcast the forum LIVE on our YouTube Channel. This depends heavily on the availability of the strong and stable internet provided by the venue.
The Paris Agreement, a legally binding document in concerns to tackling climate change and the issues that follow it. This agreement came together in the last UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP21) which is a conference to discuss and find a solution to combat climate change. However, what does this agreement mean and how does it affect Malaysia? Do we have a role in this agreement? Come and find out more at this Post COP21 Climate Change Forum.
- Date: 27th February 2016, Saturday
- Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
- Location: BAC, PJ Campus, Block 1, 1st Floor, Room Liverpool
9.30am – Registration Opens
10.00am- MYD Intro
10.05am – Opening Speech by Mr Gurmit Singh from MCCG
10.15am – Post COP21 Sharing by Kyle Gracey from SustainUS
10.30am – Post COP21 Climate Change Forum
11.30am – QnA
11.45am – Token of Appreciation and group photo
12.00pm – End
Panelist include :
Ms. Chee Yoke Ling
Yoke Ling is an international lawyer whose areas of expertise include the environmental,social and economic impacts of globalization, especially in countries of the South. Since 1993 she has worked closely with key negotiators from the global South, scientists and NGOs to campaign for bio safety and climate justice. She was a member of a Malaysian task force that worked on two national laws related to bio safety and the regulation of access to genetic resources. Her current focus areas are: climate change, the interface between biodiversity/traditional knowledge and intellectual property rights, the relationship between multilateral environmental agreements and trade agreements, environmentally-sound technology transfer, and developments on these issues at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Convention on Biological Diversity, World Trade Organisation, and the World Intellectual Property Organisation. TWN is a non-profit international network of organisations and individuals involved in sustainable development issues, the South and North-South relations. Yoke Ling Chee is trained in international law, with degrees from the University of Malaya (Malaysia) and Cambridge University (UK). (taken from etcgroup.org-http://www.etcgroup.org/users/yoke-ling-chee)
Dr Gary Theseira
Dr. Gary William Theseira is the Deputy Undersecretary of Environment Management and Climate Change Division Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. He is responsible for policy analysis, development and support for environment management and climate change and sustainable development.
Elaine is one of the Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) members who was being chosen to attend the COP21 in Paris. Currently a pre-university student, Elaine has shown extraordinary passion to make contribution in the national climate movement since 18. At 19, she actively participated in intensive climate trainings and forums as well as took up challenges such as chairing the Promulgation of the Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change and speaking on behalf of the ENGO at the UNFCCC. These efforts successfully equipped her to be an uprising climate youth leader. During her time in COP21, Elaine had been tracking the Malaysian Delegation and following the negotiations, mainly focusing on climate finance
loves empowering young leaders and advancing sustainability. His work broadly focuses on international and domestic sustainable development, including energy policy, environmental policy, and technology policy He is currently a Graduate Research Assistant in Engineering and Public Policy Department with Cernegie Mellon University. He is the Chair, Board Director of SustainUS (U.S. Youth for Justice and Sustainability). Kyle co-founded the youth coalition at the United Nations climate change negotiations, and wrote speeches for Vice President Joe Biden.
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