Trade Union Forum on Climate and Jobs

Date: 
3 December, 2015 to 4 December, 2015
Time: 
09.00 - 17.00
Location: 
Espace Générations Climat, Parc des Expositions, Le Bourget, France
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Trade unions will be present in Paris and will be engaging between them and with allies on their experiences on climate change around the world. Join us in our forum!

At the climate summit, PSI is hosting two workshops during the Trade Union Forum on Climate and Jobs (3-4 December, Espace Générations Climate, Paris - Le Bourget). 
Registration is not formally required but you should register with ITUC here

  • Health Unions Integral to Climate and Social Justice 3 December 17:00 – 18:30 Parc des Expositions Paris - le Bourget, Espace Générations Climat Room 3
  • Cities, the Key to Climate Justice 4 December 12:30 – 14:00 Parc des Expositions Paris - le Bourget, Espace Générations Climat Room 2

PSI will also have people speaking in two other workshops :

  • Power to the People: Why Social Ownership and Democratic Control of Energy is essential in order to reach climate targets 3 December 16:45 – 18:15 Parc des Expositions Paris - le Bourget, Espace Générations Climat Room 5
  • Migrants, Refugees & the climate: What Trade Union response?  4 December 13:15 – 14:45 Parc des Expositions Paris - le Bourget, Espace Générations Climat Room 8

Another workshop of interest (but with conflicting time slot)

  • The role of workers' pension funds in financing a Just Transition to a low carbon economy on 3 December 17:15 – 18:45 Parc des Expositions Paris - le Bourget, Espace Générations Climat Room 2

Of course, all of the sessions at the Trade Union Forum on Climate and Jobs are of interest, so please be ready to participate fully. 

On 7 December, from 18h00 to 20h30, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy TUED, are hosting : A conversation with Naomi Klein & Jeremy Corbyn. You can register here - Salle Olympe de Gouges, 15 Rue Merlin 75011 Paris

On 5-6 December, there will be two mornings of debates between labour and civil society at Montreuil, the People’s Climate Summit, from 09h30 in the morning. Place Jean Jaures 93100 Montreuil Métro : Mairie de Montreuil (9) Accès : Metro ligne 9 arrêt "mairie de Montreuil", bus : 115, 121, 102, 122, 115

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