Brazil at the Forefront of Climate Justice: A global vision for the future
The event will feature Portuguese-English Simultaneous Translation.
The event "Brazil at the Forefront of Climate Justice: A Global Vision for the Future" assembles prominent leaders in the country's climate justice agenda, including the Ministers of Environment and Climate Change, Culture, Human Rights and Citizenship, and Finance of Brazil. This unprecedented gathering of the four Brazilian ministers at Columbia University in New York will explore, from ecological, economic, social, cultural, and political perspectives, how Brazil can serve as a global benchmark for addressing the immense climate challenges of this decade.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Paulo Blikstein, Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, Affiliate Professor of Computer Science, and Director of the Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies at Columbia
Adalnio Senna Ganem, Consul-General of Brazil in New York.
Climate Justice: Challenges and Opportunities in the World and in Brazil.
Marina Silva, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change of Brazil
Thiago Amparo, Professor of International Law and Coordinator of the Center on Racial Justice and Law at FGV-SP, he was adjunct professor at SIPA/Columbia.
Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University
Moderator: Luciane Coutinho, Master of Communication and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University and Founder of LivMundi Institute.
5 pm - 6:30 pm - Climate Justice As Social Justice
Margareth Menezes, Minister of Culture of Brazil
Silvio Almeida, Minister of Human Rights and Citizenship of Brazil
Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Culture at Columbia University Law School.
Moderator: Thiago Amparo, Professor of International Law and Coordinator of the Center on Racial Justice and Law at FGV-SP, he was adjunct professor at SIPA/Columbia