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Forum with Ban Ki-moon, international delegation and youth

When:Tu 07-09-2021 10:00 - 12:00
Where:The Beurs, Wirdummerdijk 34, 8911 CE, Leeuwarden

We are proud to announce that on September 7th (morning), the Beurs will be the venue for hosting the "Accelerating Adaptation in a Climate Emergency event with Ban Ki-moon, world dignitaries and youth", a follow-up event to the Groningen Science Declaration hosted in Groningen on January 2021.

The event will include a keynote speech by Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Chair of the Global Center on Adaptation & Honorary Doctor at the University of Groningen and H.E. Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, Speaker of the People’s Majlis & CVF Thematic Ambassador for Ambition, follow up by a Q&A session, a town hall with youth and a world dignitaries panel.

Due to Covid-19 event restrictions, this event is invite-only and has a limited on-site capacity but you can join the event online via the YouTube live stream. More information about the programme will be shared next week.

This event is organised in partnership with the Global Center on Adaptation and Gemeente Leeuwarden.