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Climate Justice Summit Program

CorpWatch
November 14th, 2000

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November 19 - 21, 2000
Concordia Theater, The Hague, Netherlands

DRAFT AGENDA (as of November 14, 2000)


Sunday, November 19

12:45 pm
Welcome from Organizing Committee
Setting the context for alternative COP6

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PANEL: Human Face of Climate Change

MODERATOR: Roberta Cowan, Transnational Institute (TNI), Netherlands
Central America - Magda Lanuza, Nicaragua
Alaska - Sarah James, Gwich'in Steering Committee
US - Ruben Solis, Southwest Workers Union
UK Lucy Pearce, People & Planet
Small Island States - Yumie Crisostomo, Marshall Islands (invited)
Fiji- Patrina Dumaru, Pacific Concerns Resource Centre (invited)

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
BREAK

3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
WORKSHOPS

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PANEL: Grassroots Movements Against Fuel Industry

MODERATOR: Amit Srivastava, Corporate Watch, USA
Colombia Roberto Afanador Cobaria, U'wa
Niger Delta - Isaac Osuoka, Environmental Rights Action
US - Margie Richard, Concerned Citizens of Norco
South Africa - Bobby Peek, GroundWork
Nicaragua - Humberto Thompson, Indigenous Communities of Nicaragua
Thailand - Penchom Sae Tang, Campaign for Alternative Industry Network, (CAIN)

8:00 pm
Keynote: Chee Yoke Ling, Third World Network, Malaysia


Monday, November 20

10 am- 12 pm
WORKSHOPS

1:00 pm -3:30 pm
PANEL: Globalization, Equity and False Promises

MODERATOR- Ivonne Yanez, Oilwatch International, Ecuador
Ecological Debt - Ricardo Buitron, Accion Ecologica, Ecuador
World Bank and Climate Change - Kate Hampton, SEEN, US
WTO and Climate Change - Chee Yoke Ling, Third World Network, Malaysia
Corporations and Climate Change - Paul Horsman, Greenpeace, UK
Pulping the South - Ricardo Carrere, World Rainforest Movement, Uruguay
Greenhouse Market Mania - Olivier Hoedeman, Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), Netherlands
Nuclear: The False Promise - Vladimir Sliviak, Ecodefence! and WISE, Russia
Globalisation and the Climate Crisis Joshua Karliner, TRAC/Corporate Watch, US

4:00 pm -6:30 pm
PANEL: Beyond Fossil Fuels and Toward Climate Justice

MODERATOR- Bobby Peek, GroundWork, South Africa
Moratorium and Real CDM - Ivonne Yanez, Oilwatch, Ecuador
Ensuring a Just Transition for Labour - Keith Romig, Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union (PACE) (invited)
Regulating TNC's - Lim Li Lin, Third World Network, Malaysia (invited)
Toward Climate Justice - Amit Srivastava, TRAC/Corporate Watch, US
Indigenous Perspectives - (from Indigenous Peoples delegation)

6:30 pm
Keynote: Dr. Owens Wiwa, Nigeria (confirmed)


Limited space available! Donations kindly requested. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds! Contact Adam Ma'anit (+06-121-50340) at ashaman@xs4all.nl or Amit Srivastava (+06-235-65556) at amit@corpwatch.org for more information. For media enquiries and to arrange an interview with one of the speakers, please contact Kristine Wong: +06-235-66068

*programme subject to change