01 Juni, 2021
11:30 am
Online, Online

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence – Climate Justice and the international research team “Climate Change, Territories, Diversity“of the University of Padua are pleased to invite you to the first international seminar entirely dedicated to the themes of Climate Justice (1st June).

The conference is organized in two sessions and it will host many international guests to discuss the priority issues of decarbonisation and fair energy transition policies.
Moreover, the academic world will dialogue with both policymakers and civil society organisations.

The conference will be held online via the ZOOM platform.
To participate it is necessary to register at this link.
We will send you a link ZOOM the day before the conference.

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The conference will be held in English and it will be simultaneously translated into Italian and Spanish.

Summary of the program:

Session 1 | 11.30 – 13.30
  • Institutional opening
  • Climate Justice: The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at University of Padova (Massimo De Marchi – Coordinator of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice, University of Padova)
  • The Jean Monnet initiatives, 2021-2027 (José-Lorenzo Valles – Head of Unit, EACEA, European Commission)
  • Environmental and Climate Justice (Alberto Diantini – Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World, University of Padova)
  • Land and climate justice: soil not oil (Vandana Shiva – Navdanya Earth University)
  • Debate
Session 2 | 15.30 – 18.30
Opening speech | 15.30 – 15.40
  • Chiara Gallani (Councilor for labour and employment policies, environment, parks and agriculture, City of Padova)
  • Francesca Benciolini (Councilor for decentralization and subsidiarity, peace, human rights and international cooperation, City of Padova)
Places and issues on climate justice | 15.40 – 17.00
  • Human Rights and Climate Justice (Gabriella Salviulo, Director of University Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca”, University of Padova)
  • Adaptation Plans in Italy (Antonella Pietta, Department of Economics and Management, Management, University of Brescia
  • Microfinance and Climate Justice (Alberto Lanzavecchia (Dep. of Economy and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova)
  • Collaborative energy visioning and climate justice (Edoardo Noboa, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito)
  • Fossil fuels, extractive policies and social-environmental inequalities in Ecuador (Carlos Larrea, Director Academic Area on Environment and Sustainability, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito)
  • Climate variability and adaptation strategies of pastoralists in the Sahel (Pawendkisgou Isidore Yanogo, Department of Geography, Université Norbert Zongo, Burkina Faso)
  • Land cover change and challenges for climate adaptation in Sahel Benewindé (Jean-Bosco Zoungrana, Department of Geography, Université Joseph Ki Zerbo, Burkina Faso)
  • Climate change and adaptation on ecosystems and societies (Salvatore Pappalardo, Department of Civil Environmental Architectural Engineering, University of Padova)
  • GIScience and Climate Justice (Daniele Codato, Advanced Master on GIScience and Unmanned Systems for the integrated management of territory and natural resources, University of Padova)
Dialogue between society and research on climate justice | 17.00 – 18.30
  • Nonviolent actions for climate and ecological emergency (Extinction Rebellion)
  • Non-fossil futures (Friday For Future)
  • Edo-Communication for Climate Justice (Roberta Pisani, Paulo Lima, Viração&Jangada)
  • Popular actions and legal actions for climate justice (Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente -AIDA)
  • Against the extinction of democracy (Yasunidos, Quito)
  • What transitions: vision from Ecuador (Acción Ecológica, Quito)
Debate | 18.30