Our Common Future Under Climate Change

International Scientific Conference 7-10 JULY 2015 Paris, France

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Videos from the final press conference



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Documents for Download

 

Outcome Statement - Déclaration finale

Transcripts of keynote speeches will be posted here on a rolling basis:

Press Releases

7 July 2015 - Opening press release

10 July 2015 - Closing press release

Download the Press Kit

Useful Information

The Venue
Our Common Future under Climate Change will be held at UNESCO and Université Pierre et Marie Curie

UNESCO
125 avenue de Suffren 75007
Métro, lignes 6, 8 et 10 (stations Cambronne, Ecole Militaire ou Ségur)
Bus 28 et 80

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)
4 place Jussieu 75005
Métro, lignes 7 et 10 (station Jussieu) 
Bus 89 et 67 

More information here
 
Press Room
The press room is located at UNESCO in room III. Live-streaming of the plenary sessions is available in the press room in English.

Access to sessions
Reserved seats are available for the media in room I (balcony) for all the plenaries. If no more seats are available, you can watch the plenaries live in the press room.

All other sessions are accessible to the media in the limit of available space.

Press Briefings – Press Conference
Daily press briefings will take place in the press room as follows:
Day 1: 13:00-14:00 
Day 2: 11:00-11:30
Day 3: 13:00-14:00

A press conference will be held on the last day in room IX from 13:00 to 14:00.

Icebreaker soirée
Journalists are invited to an icebreaker soirée at UNESCO on July 6th from 19:00 to 21:00. Make sure to show your press badge at the entrance.

The Guardian's divestment campaign - the rights and wrongs of journalism as advocacy

Special media panel 
July 8th - 13:30-14:30 – UNESCO room II

One of the big climate change stories this year is the campaign for investor divestment from fossil fuel funds. The advocacy of the Guardian Media Group, and its partnership with 350.org has galvanised debate, major institutions are speaking out, and it is providing a platform which potentially can trigger engagement with new audiences on climate change issues.

But what does it mean for objective journalism, and does it reduce the scope of discussion on other climate change topics?

A High-Level Media Panel Discussion, moderated by Dr James Painter, Director of the Journalism Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University

Damian Carrington - Environment Editor, The Guardian
Dagmar Dehmer - Energy Transition and Climate Change Correspondent, Der Tagesspiegel
Andrew Revkin - Environment writer and blogger, New York Times Dot Earth