Side event “Deal with it: People, Rights, Justice” – CIDSE

Side event “Deal with it: People, Rights, Justice”

Invitation side event: “Deal with it! People, Rights, Justice”
Monday, 7 December 2015, 11:30 − 13:00.
Observer Room 04, Blue Zone, Conference Centre Le Bourget

A bad deal in Paris will worsen inequality and affect people’s’ rights to dignified and sustainable lives. Echoing Pope Francis’ call to respect Earth’s natural boundaries and protect ecosystems, speakers will present lessons learnt and assess how far the deal will reflect climate justice principles.

• Rt. Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
• Julianne Hickey, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand
• Ivo Poletto, REPAM (Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network)
• Asad Rehman, Friends of the Earth International

Moderation: Nick Clark, Senior Environment Correspondent, Al Jazeera

This event is organised by CIDSE, Caritas Internationalis, Friends of the Earth International and Misereor.

NB: Accreditation to the COP 21 Conference is required to attend this event.

Contact: Valentina Pavarotti, CIDSE (pavarotti(at)

Watch the video of the side event here:


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