(Mis)understanding of Climate – China, India and the EU

08.10.2015 | Panel discussion | 7:30 pm, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Berlin

Nowadays, global challenges can only be dealt with in a joint effort of industrialised countries and rising economic powers such as China and India. This becomes particularly clear in international climate politics. Prior to the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris three experts of renown from the fields of climate, development and international relations from China, India and Europe discuss reciprocal perceptions of lines of conflict and possible solutions as well as national, cultural and media prejudices. This public evening discussion focuses on the question of the existence of global citizenship.

Participants:

Prof. Dr Bharat H. Desai, Jawaharlal Nehru Chair in International Environmental Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi; Member of the Working Group on National Implementation of the Rio Principles, Division for Sustainable Development, United Nations; Member of the National Steering Committee, Climate Change Division, Government of India (2010-2013)

Prof. Dr Dirk Messner, Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE); Vice Chair of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat globale Umweltveränderungen, WBGU) to the German Federal Government

Prof. Dr Wang Yiwei, Professor at the School of International Studies und Senior Fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY), Director of the Institute of International Affairs, Director of the Center for EU Studies at the Renmin University of China

Moderation:
Clare Shine
, Vice President and Chief Program Officer of the Salzburg Global Seminar

Registration
Free Admission

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