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EVENT ADVISORY: Climate Without Borders: A Welcome Reception for GCAS Participants at the University of San Francisco
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EVENT ADVISORY: Climate Without Borders: A Welcome Reception for GCAS Participants at the University of San Francisco

Washington, D.C. — Please join the Center for American Progress, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, adelphi Berlin, Professor Elliot Neaman, the University of San Francisco, and Climate Advisers on Wednesday, September 12, for a welcome reception and climate security discussion for participants ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS).

This event will serve as a kickoff gathering for GCAS participants to discuss areas for international climate cooperation—including climate security issues—and to hear from a broad spectrum of experts and practitioners at a time when such policy conversations are much needed.

The reception will provide an opportunity for participants to network and feature perspectives and commentary on climate security from around the world.

Press are welcome to RSVP by following this link.

WHO

Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Alexander Carius, Founder and Director, adelphi Berlin
Sheila Watt Cloutier, Environmental, cultural, and human rights advocate
Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., President, University of San Francisco
Martha Delgado Peralta, Envoy of the next Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
John Podesta, Founder, Center for American Progress and Former White House Chief of Staff and White House Counselor
Reed Schuler, Senior Policy Adviser for Climate and Sustainability to Gov. Inslee; Co-Chair, U.S. Climate Alliance
Nina Smidt, Director for International Planning, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin Und Gerd Bucerius
Michaela Spaeth, Director Energy, Climate, Human Rights in Business, International Labour Rights, Federal Foreign Office, Germany
Gwynne Taraska, Senior Fellow, Climate Advisers
Helga Flores Trejo, Foreign policy expert

WHEN

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT

WHERE

University of San Francisco
McLaren Conference Center
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117

For more information, please contact Sam Hananel at shananel@americanprogress.org, or 202-478-6327.