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A Conversation with Mary Robinson – The Paris Agreement: An Agreement for Humanity

Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

As the world witnesses rising temperatures, shrinking ice sheets, and shifts in climate patterns, the global community is facing an economic and environmental challenge that demands a course of action. Yet any truly sustainable solution will require a core commitment to equity.Mary Robinson, UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and former President of Ireland, is an international leader with a vision for an inclusive low carbon emission global economy. Named “a hero and an icon” by Time magazine and recognized with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama, Robinson has expanded access to sustainable energy and fostered green economies and equal rights initiatives worldwide.Join Robinson in this special Luskin Lecture that will present her unique perspective on climate change and social responsibility.Doors open at 11:45am.Event informationWhen:Tuesday, January 12, 2016 12 p.m.  Where:   Charles E Young Grand Salon, Kerckhoff Hall Los Angeles, California 90095 On-site parking available for $12 (Lot 4, Lot 8) Transit: Big Blue Bus, Culver City Bus, Metro RSVP required for admittance.  Please respond by January 7 or contact us for more information.Presented in partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Global Public Affairs at UCLA Luskin Admission is free, but registration is required.  Please note that registration does not guarantee a seat.https://maryrobinsonatuclaluskin.eventbrite.com

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Date:
Jan 12
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12:00 pm-1:00 pm
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https://maryrobinsonatuclaluskin.eventbrite.com

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UCLA Luskin Office of Alumni Relations
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310-825-3589