Environment protection and fighting climate change – networking meeting

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Do you work in the area of environment protection? Are you trying to engage citizens in actions aimed at fighting climate change? Will you be interested in a project partnership with a Polish NGO regarding such activities under the Active Citizens Fund? If so, join a networking meeting on April 13th (Tuesday) at 11.00 CET.

Register now at http://bit.ly/3cCKUfd.

Read more about the Programme HERE.

During the meeting you will:

  • have a chance to meet Polish NGOs working in the area of environment protection and fighting climate change, talk with them about their ideas for projects, and maybe find somebody to cooperate with,
  • get information about possibilities for international partnerships within the Active Citizens Fund-Regional 1st call for proposals (open until May 17th, 12.00 (CET).

 
Our guest presenters will be:

  • Ms Auður Anna Magnúsdóttir – General director of the Landvernd Association.
    Landvernd is the biggest Icelandic NGO in Iceland working on environmental issues and aiming at protecting nature and improving the quality of life in Iceland. Its goal is to protect Icelandic nature and to be an active participant in policy-making, education and informed decision-making in matters concerning land use, resources and the environment. 
  • Mr Steinar Winther Christensen – Chair of the Norwegian Grandparents Climate Campaign (Besteforeldrenes klimaaksjon)
    The Norwegian Grandparents Climate Campain was formed in 2006 by a group of concerned elders, many of whom formerly held influential positions in Norwegian society. Today GCC is an independent grassroots organization with well over 5500 members, with regional groups across Norway and run by a Members’ steering-committee. GCC has proved a significant voice in the public debate on the state of Norway’s climate policy at home and abroad.
  • Mr Morten Hansen – Deputy Chairman of the Working Committee of the Nature and Youth – Young Friends of the Earth (Natur og Ungdom).
    Natur og Ungdom is the largest environmentalist youth organisation in Norway. It has over 8000 members – people up to 25 years of age, working in 60 local groups engaging in environmental actions all over Norway.

 
The meeting will take 1,5 hours and will be run in English on the Zoom platform.

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In order to participate in the meeting, please register at http://bit.ly/3cCKUfd.

The registration closes at 12:00 CET on the day before the meeting.

We will send the link to the meeting by 17:00 CET on the day before the meeting and two hours before the meeting. If you do not receive a message with a link, please contact Adriana Skutynska at adriana.skutynska@frsi.org.pl.

If you need help filling in the registration form or have questions for us related to these meetings – contact Ewa Stokluska at ewa.stokluska@fed.org.pl.