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Event
15 Jul 2009
Environment

Access and Inclusion... Delivering the Green Games

In an increasingly interconnected world, universal and inclusive sustainable development is no longer just an option, it is an imperative. Can major international sporting events champion the development of environmental sustainability?

Speakers include: * Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP, Olympics Minister * Tim Yeo MP, Chair, Environmental Audit Committee * Fiona Harvey, Environment Correspondent, The Financial Times * Kulveer Ranger, Director of Transport Policy, Mayor of London * Jo Willacy, Director, Shuttle Services, Eurotunnel * Stephen Twigg, Director, Foreign Policy CentreIn an increasingly interconnected world, universal and inclusive sustainable development is no longer just an option, it is an imperative. Can major international sporting events such as the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and the London 2012 Olympics champion the development of environmental sustainability and promote universal access and inclusion?At this Foreign Policy Centre (FPC) Westminster seminar, the question of how major international sporting championships can move beyond the iconic infrastructure which so often symbolises such events, towards successfully promoting a practical agenda for action and change with sustainability, access and inclusion as achievable outcomes. This seminar will provide a platform for the promotion and discussion of ideas which will help inform the development of a Sustainability Charter.If you would like to attend, please email: [email protected]

When

15 Jul 2009 @ 04:30 pm

15 Jul 2009 @ 06:30 pm

Duration: 2 hours


Where

Committee Room 12, Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA

11 Bridge Street

Westminster

United Kingdom


Language

English en


Organised by

Foreign Policy Centre (deactivated)