focus on creating awareness of Climate Friendly Travel (CFT) and ways
to build a resilient Travel & Tourism future. The virtual
event, is in partnership with the Earth Council International,
The European Centre for Peace & Development (ECPD), and Les
Roches, International Hospitality School.
Dodds founder of the UN Stakeholder Forum,
on 50 years of Global Environmental Action – celebrating the
1972 first Earth Summit.
Mirian Vilela, Executive Director,
Earth Charter International will talk about the Earth Charter
that Strong introduced in 2000, with Mikhael Gorbachev former
President of USSR.
Two of the top
tourism climate scientists, Professors Susanne Becken in
New Zealand and Daniel
Scott in Canada, will provide state of the
art thinking on climate impacts and metrics, linking tourism in
to UNFCCC and IPCC programs.
You will hear how
SUNx Malta is helping to deliver Climate Resilience with its
led by Bijan Karzai.
Joceline Favre Bulle of Les Roches will
announce the criteria for the competition for the Strong Earth
Awards, to be presented at the Shiftin Festival in November
Hans Friederich, the Registrar of
SUNx Malta’s CFT
Registry, will explain how registration can
really help companies and destinations to greatly enhance their
Climate and Sustainability Plans.
Pierre Fenech CEO of ITS Malta
will introduce a session, in which CFT Diploma
Rodriguez, Caroline Kimani and Pratishtha Parajuli will
share their learning experiences of the SUNx Malta CFT Diploma,
the work opportunities that unfolded for them and the actionable
steps they have been taking upon course completion to bring awareness
on Climate Friendly Travel.
Felix Dodds returns to the podcast for the last time this series to talk the future of entertainment – how emerging technologies will affect TV, sports, music, gambling, sex and more. We dive into how data analytics, AI, augmented and virtual reality, and blockchain will shape the entertainment industry. We also discuss how 3D printing and new energy sources can also enhance the delivery of reducing CO2 and enhancing the experience of the consumer. We look at the lives of consumers and the implications of technologies as people look to fill leisure time. It looks at the impacts of new forms of entertainment, and how those forms build, change, or destroy our communities. We get into the weeds here about digital ownership of online content, how governments might regulate deepfakes, and more. Felix Dodds is co-author of the new book Tomorrow’s People and New Technology, which we are focusing on in our first seven episodes to imagine what life in 2030 might look like and how the emerging
Guest blog by Yunus Arikan Director of Global Advocacy ICLEI World Secretariat. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network working with more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 125+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development. A scenario for a realistic expectation of a hybrid (in-person and virtual) COP26 in Glasgow envisages that COP26 credentials may be delivered to Ambassadors in the UK, the Opening Plenary on 31 October Sunday can enable to pass the baton of COP Presidency from Chile to UK, the Heads of Summit +Stakeholder (Race-To-Zero and/or Race-To-Resilience or others) Roundtable Sessions on 1-2 November can be the moments to announce commitments/updates. After these 3 days of in-person meetings, the COP26 Presidency can suspend negotiations, but action events can continue virtually). On
Guest Blog by Yunus Arikan ICLEI, LGMA Focal Point (local government) As of 5 June 2021 13:00 CEST, there is no publicly available links for the presentation or recording, but updates may be available here. 1- No information on capacity of Blue Zone, with breakdown for Parties and observers, layout and costs of pavilion and office spaces are available – these are expected to be made available in the coming weeks. 2- Special COP26 Visas are available only for Blue Zone delegations and visa applications have to be submitted to the UK embassies starting from beginning of August 2021 - no information is available to facilitate visa applications for Green Zone events 3- Current UK COVID-19 measures asks for a minimum 2 weeks of quarantine upon arrival for most international participants (be it a Party delegate or observer) – this means visa applications have to be adjusted accordingly as well. 4- COP26 is scheduled to have a Heads of State session on 1-2 November