Global Left Perspectives on COP26

by Open Labour

About The Event

A panel discussion with leading politicians from Progressive and Socialist Parties on what can be done to strengthen climate action at COP and in individual countries. What can the voices of trade unionists, activists and members of Left Political Parties pursue together as aims and draw our movements closer together.

Event Details

Event Date

Start Date :: 2021-11-06 18:00:00

Event Duration

120 Minutes

Event Location

Community Central Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Rd, G20 7YE ,

G20 7YE

Event speakers

Alessia Rotta

BIO::Global Parliamentary Co-Rapporteur on COP26

Senator Jaques Wagner

BIO::Former Chief of Staff to President Dilma Rousseff and Minister of Labour under President Lula

Chara Kafantari

BIO::MP for SYRIZA, Athens, B region. First time elected on June 2012 and reelected on January 2015 and September 2015. Very active MP, focused on Environmental Issues, Climate Change.

Senator Alice-Mary Higgins

BIO::Alice Mary is an Irish politician who has served as a Senator for the National University of Ireland since April 2016.[1] She became the leader of the Civil Engagement group in the 25th Seanad.

Alex Sobel MP

BIO::Alex Sobel is former Vice-Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee and Chair of the Socialist Environment and Resources Association Parliament Group. Alex won the MP Climate Champion Award in 2019.

Liam Byrne MP

BIO::A former Cabinet minister, in the Home Office, he rebuilt the UK’s immigration system; in No 10 Downing Street, he helped Gordon Brown coordinate government during the global financial crisis


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