Event

Poverty and Climate Change: Voices from Government, the Grassroots and NGOs

This side event is organized by the Working Group on Poverty and Climate Change, NGO Subcommittee on Poverty Eradication, at the margins of the 49th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSD). The event will be moderated by Deirdre Mullan. Panelists include Ambassador Donatus St. Aimee (Saint Lucia), who will speak on ‘The Effect of Climate Change on Small Island States'; Leena Kumari (India) on ‘The Effect of Climate Change on Vulnerable Populations'; and Anita Wenden from the Working Group on Climate Change and Poverty.  

date: 14 February 2011   venue: United Nations North Lawn Building (NLB), Conference Room C   location: New York, US   www: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/csocd/2011/side-events.pdf