The Italian Cultural Institute of Sydney promote this event focused on important issues of biodiversity and climate change in collaboration with the British High Commission in Australia, the Embassy of Italy in Australia, the British Consulate General and the Consulate General of Italy.
The event scheduled for 4 March 2021 at the Botanic House, within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, involves the screening of the documentary by Sir David Attenborough ‘Extinction: The Facts’, preceded by a round table of experts with:
- Denise Ora, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney,
- Benedetta Brevini, journalist, media activist, Associate Professor of Political Economy of Communication at the University of Sydney and author of several publications on climate change,
- Emma Camp, marine biologist and deputy team leader of the programme Future Reefs within the Climate Change Cluster at the University of Technology Sydney,
- Derek Lath, Institutional Affairs Director, Ferrero Australia.
- The event will also be attended by Vicki Treadell, British High Commisioner for Australia, and Francesca Tardioli, Ambassador of Italy in Australia.
The event is part of the 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26 – UNFCCC) to be held in Glasgow in November this year. The COP 26 is particularly important because it follows five years the Paris Agreement (COP21), in which almost all Member States of the United Nations pledged to reduce the emissions responsible for climate change and agreed on a five-yearly review of their national plans to reduce emissions.
Admission by invitation. For more information, go to iicparigi.esteri.it