ADP COP17 Event in Durban, South Africa

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Planned and implemented high level forestry event for COP17 Dec 2011

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ADP COP17 Event in Durban, South Africa

  1. 1. UNFCCC COP 17 Advancing Public Private Partnerships for REDD+ and Green Growth Wednesday,  Dec.  7,  2011,  from  3:00  to  6:15  pm   Durban,  South  Africa Keynote Message His Excellency Ban Ki-moon – United Nations Secretary-GeneralSpecial Video Message Special Video Message Special Video MessageThe Hon. Barack H. Obama The Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton The Hon. William J. Clinton President, United States Secretary of State, United States former President, United States A Tribute to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai Special Video Message by the Hon. Barack H. Obama – President, United States
  2. 2. Panel: Advancing Promising Pathways to Protect People, Forests, Water and Climate Moderator: Wanjira Maathai – International Liaison, the Green Belt Movement (daughter of the late Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai); Helen Clark – UNDP Administrator and former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE – Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace; Mary Robinson – President of Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice and former President of Ireland A message read by Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh for Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (President Sirleaf could not attend due to her acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.) The Hon. Toga Gayewea McIntosh – Minister of Foreign Affairs; The Hon. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – President of Liberia Panel: Government Interest In Partnering with the Private Sector to Sustainably Produce Food, Feed, Fiber and Fuel Moderator: Achim Steiner – UN Under-Secretary-General, UNEP Executive Director; Tina Joemat-Pettersson – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry andFisheries, South Africa; Erik Solheim – Minister of the Environment, Norway; Kuntoro Mangkusubroto – Head of the President’s Unit on REDD, Indonesia; Jochen Flasbarth – President, German Federal Environment Agency; Jonathan Pershing – Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change, U.S.
  3. 3. Panel: Private Sector Opportunities to Reduce Deforestation at Scale Moderator: Andrew Steer – Special Envoy for Climate Change, World Bank; Jason Clay – Senior Vice President, World Wildlife Fund-US;Sean de Cleene – Vice President, Global Business Initiatives, Yara International; Puvan Selvanathan – Vice President, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil; Larry Schweiger – President and CEO, National Wildlife Federation; Peter Seligmann – CEO and Chairman, Conservation International A Vision for the Green Climate Fund Kjetil Lund – State Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Norway and Co-Chair of the Green Climate Fund Transitional Committee Audience of 500 Advocates for Protecting Forests
  4. 4. Jane provides the audience with a voice from the forests… a greeting call from the chimpanzees! Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, 1940 – 2011From left to right: Amb. Hans Brattskar – Director, Norway’s International Climate and Forestry Initiative; Jason Clay – Senior Vice President, World Wildlife Fund- US; Larry Schweiger – President and CEO, National Wildlife Federation; Wanjira Maathai – International Liaison, the Green Belt Movement; Kuntoro Mangkusubroto – Head of President’s Delivery Unit for REDD, Indonesia; Jeff Horowitz – Founder, Avoided Deforestation Partners; HE Ban Ki-moon – UNSecretary-General; Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE – Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace; Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Liberia; Jochen Flasbarth – President, German Federal Environment Agency; Kjetil Lund – State Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Norway; Puvan Selvanathan – Vice President, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil; Peter Seligmann – CEO and Chairman, Conservation International; Achim Steiner – UN Under-Secretary-General, UNEP Executive Director (Not pictured: Erik Solheim – Minister of the Environment, Norway; Tina Joemat-Pettersson – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, South Africa; Jonathan Pershing – Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change, U.S.; Andrew Steer – Special Envoy for Climate Change, World Bank; Mary Robinson – President of Mary Robinson Foundation–Climate Justice and former President of Ireland; Sean de Cleene – Vice President Global Business Initiatives, Yara International; Helen Clark – UNDP Administrator and former Prime Minister of New Zealand)

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