Date
Thursday 03 June 2021 -
14:00 to 15:30

We are living in the midst of a climate emergency. What can we as individuals and organisations do?

Join our global climate conversation to discuss this and more.

2.00–3.30 p.m. Dhaka time on Thursday 3 June 2021 

At this live online event on June 3, changemakers from around the world will discuss the importance and role of young people in tackling climate change, the role of arts, culture, education, science and English in climate change solutions, and how we can influence policymakers in the lead up to COP26, the global United Nations summit about climate change that will take place in November.

 The speaking guests and expert panellists include:

  • The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, President for COP 26, the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference 
  •  Stevie Spring, Chairman of the British Council 
  •  Ahmed Yassin, the co-founder of Banlastics You Initiative in Egypt, advocating environmental values and awareness around the use of plastic in Alexandria 
  • Alison Tickell, founder of Julie’s Bicycle, a leading organisation bridging sustainability with arts and culture 
  • Rishika Das Roy, a British Council Future Leaders Connect alumna and current Technical Policy Consultant at Oxford Policy Management, based in India 
  • Christopher Graham, a freelance English language teaching consultant, teacher educator and writer who has worked in over 30 countries for the British Council, ministries of education and international publishers. One of the founders of 'ELT Footprint', a 2020 ELTon winner 

Book it into your diary and join the conversation for climate change.