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GLOBE COP26 Legislators Summit

Saturday 06 November 2021 9:30 AM


To hear English, Spanish or French interpreted audio, please click the ellipsis button on the video player, then select one of the available audio track options. For more information please visit Programme 09:30 – 09:45 Welcome Presiding Officer Ahmad Nader Nadery, former peace negotiator and Chair, Civil Service Commission, Afghanistan Followed by Q&A 09:45 – 10:00 Update from the COP26 negotiations Dr Charles Ogilvie, Director of Strategy, COP26 Unit, Cabinet Office Followed by Q&A 10:00 – 10:15 Climate and Nature Emergencies Keynote From Kunming to Glasgow: how the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and Paris Agreement must deliver in harmony Dr David Cooper, Deputy Executive Secretary, UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 10:15 – 11:30 Challenge session 4: Governance as if planetary boundaries mattered. How can the Rio Conventions, Sendai, Paris, Agenda 2030 be integrated and what is the role of environmental democracy in delivering action? Legislating for Climate, Disaster Risk Reduction and sustainability integration Deputy Loren Legarda, Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Philippines Parliament Perspectives on Rio Declaration and Environmental Democracy Deputy Maia Bitadze, Chair, Environmental Protection Committee, Georgian Parliament Christine Loh Kung-wai, former Hong Kong Legislative Councillor Followed by Q&A 11:30 - 11:45 Break 11:45 - 13:00 Challenge session 5: Will the courts sort out the climate crisis and what are the implications for the political balance of power? An exploration of the new climate litigation landscape and legal innovations Justice Antonio Herman Benjamin, Supreme Court of Brazil; Convener, World Commission on Environmental Law Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Supreme Court of Pakistan Jojo Mehta, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Stop Ecocide Tzeporah Berman, Chair, Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty initiative Followed by Q&A 13:00 – 13:15 Family photo 13:15 – 14:00 Lunch 14:00 – 14:30 Closing Keynote Ingredients for a successful COP26 – how Glasgow can shape the future Tanguy Gahouma-Bekale, COP26 Chair of the African Group of Negotiators (Gabon) Followed by Q&A 14:30 – 15:45 Challenge session 6: The road from COP26 to Rio+30 and COP27 – accelerating momentum for a just transition, building back better, multi-level governance and Non-State Action Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of UN Secretary General, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Deputy Viviane da Costa Reis, Member of Chamber of Deputies, Brazilian Parliament Elizabeth Lee MLA, Shadow Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Australian Capital Territory Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Izmir, Turkey; Climate Action Co-Chair, ICLEI Followed by Q&A 15:45 – 16:00 Closing Ceremony Final remarks by Presiding Officer and President, GLOBE International Followed by Kibong Tanji performing WORTH IT from THIS IS A LOVE STORY, by Jack Godfrey and Ellie Coote

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