White House Youth Sustainability Challenge.
Youth Sustainability Challenge Launch
World Team Now will be organizing the following side event at the United Nations Rio +20
For our Environment, so humanity can live in better balance with our world’s resources
We all know that what happens in one part of the world will affect another, and the large scale catastrophic environmental challenges, like the Deep Horizon Oil Spill, Chernobyl, and Fukushima. There are many other environmental catastrophes that effect our common collective resources and this dialogue is to explore a better approach to regulating responsibility and responding in such a way that has both the public health and environmental resources prioritized over corporate, or an individual government’s approach with being first cost, expense, and liability driven.
We intend to begin a dialogue using a panel format about the content of global enforceable policy that plans how to move rapidly for welfare of humanity and our earth, and our collective natural environmental resources. This panel’s goal is to ignite a communication to dialogue about what would be in such a powerful document and evaluate it within the framework of the US Constitution, the European Convention of Human Rights and other historical documents that generated freedom and responsibility for a higher good and for a more just, sustainable, and balanced future. Our goal is to arrive at universal tenants that contribute towards a global agreement around energy policy – specifically, one that would contribute to UNCSD’s outcome regarding global enforceable policy related to energy and our environment.
The discussion will be approached from four different perspectives: legal, scientific, humanitarian, and theological.
World Team Now’s panel is headed by World Team Now Board Member former US Ambassador of the United States, Caruso Family Chair in Law, Douglas Kmiec, and Founder/President of World Team Now, Suzanne Maxx.
The panel will be comprised of dignitaries, leading thinkers in policy and law, VIPs, scientific experts, and theologians. Invited panelist TBA.
The UNCSD Secretariat has approved the side event requested by our organization during the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Lead Organizer: World Team Now
Co-organizers: Tcktcktck, GCCA
Title: RIO Panel on Humanity & Environment = Our World’s Resources
Date & Time Slot: 18 June 2012, 11:30 – 13:00
Venue: T-3 (capacity 140) (RioCentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Hope to see you there.