Manchester UK climate meeting 22nd March 2013

Draft – BME Communities and Climate Change
22nd March 2013, London Scottish House
24 Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN
Programme
0930 Registration 0955 Welcome and Introduction Atiha Chaudry (Chair of Manchester BME
Network and Greater Manchester BME Network)
1000 Setting the context Kooj Chuhan (Virtual Migrants)
Judy Ling Wong CBE (Honorary President BEN
& Member of DEFRA Equalities and Diversity
Scrutiny and Advisory Group)
Kate Damiral (Climate Change Officer, NCVO)
DEFRA BME Climate Change project findings
1100 Q&A
1115 Break
1130 Workshops
Carbon Literacy Project – Phil Korbel
Sustainability for organisations – Caroline
Downey (MERCi)
Community involvement – Catrina Pickering
(AFSL)
Understanding impact of climate change – Kate
Damiral (NCVO)
1230
Focus on local level
Dr Aleksandra Kazmierczak (Research
Associate, School of Environment and
Development, University of Manchester)
Manchester City Council Representative:
Manchester Climate Change Strategy
1300
Q&A Panel
Judy Ling Wong
Manchester City Council Rep
Phil Korbel
1315 Lunch & Networking
1430 Close

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