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21 December 2020

New Statesman Global Policy Forum agenda and speakers announced

At our event on 9 February, speakers including Michał Kurtyka and Anneliese Dodds will discuss sustainability and the climate crisis.

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Michał Kurtyka, Anneliese Dodds and Inger Andersen are just some of the key speakers confirmed to address the New Statesman‘s second Global Policy Forum on Tuesday 9 February. 

Our inaugural Global Policy Forum in June focussed on the challenges facing policymakers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. On 9 February 2021, join us to discuss arguably the next big challenge for countries worldwide: the climate crisis and sustainable growth. At this online event, leaders and experts from organisations across the globe will discuss how we can achieve sustainability across a range of key areas – from healthcare, to education, to tech. 

Through a series of panel discussions, interviews and live Q&A’s, speakers will discuss how the world can move to a clean energy economy, with sessions across a range of policy areas.

To see the full agenda and to register click here

Global Policy Forum Speakers

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Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

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Anneliese Dodds MP, Labour Shadow Chancellor

Chi Onwurah MP, Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, Shadow Minister for Science, Research and Digital

Michał Kurtyka, Poland’s Minister of Climate and Environment, President of COP24

Guy Ryder, 10th ILO Director-General

Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol

Claire Perry O’Neill, Managing Director for Climate and Energy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Luca Jahier, Former President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Alzbeta Klein, IFC Director and Global Head of Climate Business

Tasneem Essop, Executive Director of Climate Action Network International

Jocelyn Blériot, Executive Lead, Institutions, Governments, & Cities program, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Philip Dunne MP, Conservative MP for Ludlow, Chair of the Environmental Audit Commitee

Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD

Diana Mwai, Kenya Program Director, Educate!, Kenya

Bill Weihl, Founder and Executive Director of Climate Voice

Register for the Global Policy Forum here

And watch back all sessions from our previous Global Policy Forum here