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Climate change and development: getting on with the job (Live online event with UK Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell MP)

Date
Time (GMT +00) 11:00 12:45

Speaker:

Andrew Mitchell MP - Secretary of State for International Development

Discussant:

Lord Stern

Chair:

Simon Maxwell - CDKN Executive Chair

Description

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network invites you to the webcast of a major speech by the Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell MP.

This key-note speech will set out the priorities of the Department for International Development in the run-up to the CoP-16 climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico at the end of November.

The speech will be followed by a response from Lord Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE, and a Q&A session with live input from online observers in developing countries. The event will be moderated by Simon Maxwell, Executive Chair of CDKN.

We will be selecting a variety of questions on climate change and development issues from the online audience to ask the Secretary of State.