Climate Refugees Training and Campaigns Day

This training session is a follow-up from the successful Conference on Climate Refugees on Saturday 11 February 2017 to continue its energy and committment. The session, run by Friends of the Earth, will help participants understand the rights of climate refugees through the UN's Paris Agreement and develop a campaigning strategy for 2017.

It is a free event but please book in advance as there are limited spaces available.

Venue: Saturday 11 March 2017, 12.30 - 16.30, Friends of the Earth, Stockwell.

Directions: The Printworks, 139 Clapham Rd, London SW9 OHP. By tube, exit at either Oval (on the Northern line) or Stockwell station (on the Northern and Victoria lines). FoE is half-way between the two on Clapham Road.

Sessions will include: From polar bears to the human face of climate change: creating a solidarity narrative around climate, refugees and migration
A critical pathway to achieving a Legal Protocol for climate refugees and migrants’ rights
Practical ways to build support in the trade union movement
Campaigning on climate in trade unions
How do we build a campaign togethe: practical resources
Contributers to include Suzanne Jeffery, Campaign against Climate Change, Wilf Sullivan, TUC, Rachel Kennerley, FoE (tbc) Philip Pearson, Greener Jobs Alliance, Zita Holbourne, PCS and BARAC (tbc), Zac Cochrane, Stand Up to Racism (tbc)
Date: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:30