H.E. David O'Sullivan
Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
Keynote remarks by:
H.E. Gérard Araud
Ambassador of France to the United States
A discussion with:
The Hon. Sharon Burke
Senior Advisor, International Security Program
New America Foundation
Founding Director and Chairman
E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism
Major General Munir Muniruzzaman (Ret.)
Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change
Director, International Climate Policy
Deputy Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
Welcome remarks by:
The Hon. Richard Morningstar
Founding Director, Global Energy Center
In honor of the European Union's (EU) Climate Diplomacy Day, please join the Atlantic Council and the EU on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a discussion exploring the critical dynamic between climate change and global security. An introduction will be delivered by H.E. David O'Sullivan, the Ambassador of the EU to the United States and keynote remarks will be provided by H.E. Gerard Araud, the Ambassador of France to the United States. Panelists include The Hon. Sharon Burke, Senior Adviser to the New America Foundation's International Security Program, Tom Burke, Founding Director and Chairman of E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism, Major General Munir Muniruzzaman (Ret.), Chairman of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC) and President and CEO of the Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS), and Dennis Tänzler, Director of International Climate Policy at Adelphi. The discussion will be moderated by Dan Chiu, Deputy Director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. Welcome remarks will be provided by The Hon. Richard Morningstar, Founding Director of the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center.
Light refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1030 15th Street NW
12th Floor (West Tower Elevators)
Follow the conversation on Twitter at #ClimateDiploDay and @ACenergycenter
This event is open to the press and on the record.