Eva Lindhé, Information Director, Ministry of Environment:
Setting the Scene – General introduction
Laurence Pollier, UNFCCC:
Kerstin Heikenfeldt, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency:
Jessica Cederberg Wodmar, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency:
Good practices at the international level
Coordinated response from the UN agencies on their work to enhance children and young people
understanding and participation in climate change issues.
Laurence Pollier, UNFCCC:
Leif Holmberg, Political Advisor, Ministry of Environment, Sweden, former chair of the CSD youth
Steen M. Andersen, Secretary General of UNICEF Denmark:
- Children’s Climate Forum Copenhagen 2009
Good practices to get the media to write about climate change
Jessica Henryson and Mattias Goldman, Westander Climate & Energy:
- Communicating climate change
David Paterson, UNFCCC:
Presentation and training on CC:iNet
Panel discussions on good practices
Presentation of case studies and national and regional experiences complemented by comments from
panellists and followed by questions and answers session from the floor.
Panel A: Public awareness, communication and access to information on climate change issues
Arend Timmermans, strategic communication Advisor:
- Presentation of the Dutch public campaign: "The Dutch climb towards a better
Luc Dries, Communication Officer at the Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Safety and
the Environment, Belgium:
- Presentation of the Belgium campaign: "Keep away from energy-guzzlers"
Gotelind Alber, GenderCC – Women for Climate Justice:
- Gender sensitive awareness raising and communication: Women protect the climate – women
demand climate protection
Jessica Cederberg Wodmar, Swedish Environmental Protection:
Panel B: Education, training and public participation
Jana Tesařová, Director of Centre Veronica Hoste(tín:
- Centre Veronica Hostětín – Model Projects of Sustainable Rural Development
Marc Voinnesson, Casino Group Quality - Project and Sustainable Initiatives Department Manager:
- Environmental labelling indicating the amount of CO2 emitted by a Casino at key stages of its
Gaetano Battistella, Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research:
- Italian good practices on communicating climate change – Game simulation "Tell it to
Prof. Lev Karlin and Dr. Savelyev Leonid, Russian Federation:
Sara Nybäck, Globala gymnasiet, Sweden:
Marie Jaudet, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and House Planning, France:
Jeremy Wates, Secretary to the Aarhus Convention, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe:
Daniela Rey, UNITAR:
Panel C: International and regional cooperation
Sascha Gabizon, Executive Director, WECF – Women in Europe for a Common Future:
- Regional cooperation with partners from 14 countries (EU, Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central
Asia) on implementation, education and training and policy advocacy
Francisco Heras Hernández, Centro Nacional de Educación Ambiental
Three small-group parallel working sessions to develop options and strategies for strengthening and
expanding these activities.
Working group A - Public awareness, communication and access to information.
Working group B - Education, training and public participation.
Working group C - International and regional cooperation.
Outcomes and possible ways forward
This session should enable participants to identify key priorities as well as good practices for
the implementation of Article 6 in the European and make recommendations on how to promote them.