Oct 25, Minneapolis 2015: Climate Action

As a Friend of The Nobel Peace Prize Forum, we are pleased to send you an invitation to:

Minneapolis 2015: Last Stop Before Paris 

A Pathway to Paris Dialogue Event bringing Citizen Engagement to the 2015 Global Climate Talks

Sunday October 25, 2015
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Radisson Blu Minneapolis 
35 South Seventh Street 
Minneapolis, MN 55402

On October 25th 2015, under the auspices of Oslo-based Partnership for ChangeCitizens’ Climate Lobby will convene a globally-networked discussion on the impact of climate change on communities, the role of citizens in driving change and the catalytic solutions to securing the livable climate future.
This initiative is the first in a series of dialogues that will establish a process connecting citizens to decision-makers, to ensure that what starts in Paris reaches all people and results in real, sustained, and successful outcomes for people and the climate.

The Day of Dialogue will include:
  • Interactive plenary discussion with experts and participants around the world;
  • Sessions featuring leadership from around the Twin Cities;
  • Working groups focused on six work-streams;
  • Discussion of the outcomes of work-streams in plenary session;
  • Foundational meeting of the Citizens’ Climate Engagement Network.

Sunday, October 25is your opportunity to participate in the creation of a new global network of partners, working locally to empower citizens, strengthen government action on climate, and drive needed solutions across the world. Outcomes from the 25th will inform a high-level Chatham House rules dialogue on Monday, October 26, featuring leaders from business, government, advocacy, and scholarship.
Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Pathway to Paris coalition will bring outcomes from Minneapolis 2015 to the global climate negotiations that open in Paris on November 30.
Social media discussion for this event will use the hashtags #b4paris, #Minneapolis2015, and#peaceitforward

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