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Meetings - Workshops \ 2-3 June 2009

 

International Conference on Climate Change and Challenges for the Future Generations

The Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences supported the "International Conference on Climate Change and Challenges for the Future Generations". The conference under the aegis of UNESCO was organized by the Ambassador of Good Will Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinogiannis and the President of the IPCC, Nobel Peace laurate through IPCC [2007] and Director of ''The Energy and Resources Institute'' [TERI] Dr Rajendra Pachauri and in collaboration with the World Sustainable Development Forum.

The conference was addressed by the Director General of UNESCO Mr. Koichiro Matsuura, the Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, the leader of the Principal Opposition Party Giorgos Papandreou, ministers of the Geek Goverment and other personalities. Speakers included personalities from science, international organasations, policy makers and represantatives of NGOS.

At the end of the symposium the important document "The Athens Declaration" was announced as the outcome of the event.

The Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, the President of the Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation Prof. C. Zerefos, Dr. Rajendra Pachauri and Mrs. M. V. Vardinogiannis.

 

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