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Sunday, December 6 • 18:00 - 20:00
Place To Brief

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Place to Brief is an everyday evening briefing, shaped as a live talk-show, taking place in the Lounge, on the main stage. A panel of 3 to 5 international speakers will create a conversation on the thematic of the day. This program will be live streamed at placetob.org/live.

Limited seating available.
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A new mission for religion and spiritualities?
Laudato Si by the Pope, declaration by the Dalaï Lama, Why do I care Summit and so many religious energies are converging for COP21 in Paris that we have to ask some fundamental questions about the way religion and spiritualities can help transmit the climate challenge to a broader audience.

Might not the climate crisis be partially caused by a lack of spirituality in humanity? What is it in religions that could help us form a deep link with nature and the planet and help us recognize our roles as stewards of our natural capital and move us away from exploitation and destruction? What role does worship play in climate change? What does spirituality tell us of our duty to nature?


Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano

Muhtari Aminu-Kano is from Nigeria and works with Islamic Relief Worldwide as a Senior Policy Advisor. He helped develop Islamic  Relief’s policy on climate change. He was also a co-developer of an online course on Islamic guiding principles on environmental sustainability. He was co-chair of the organizing committee of the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium held in Istanbul in August 2015 which launched the Islamic... Read More →

Valériane Bernard

Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University UN Representative

Rev. Fletcher Harper

Executive Director, GreenFaith
Fletcher Harper, an Episcopal priest, is Executive Director of GreenFaith, an interfaith environmental organization, and coordinator of OurVoices, an international, multi-faith climate campaign.  An award-winning spiritual writer and widely-recognized preacher on the environment, he has developed a range of innovative programs to make GreenFaith an international leader in the religious-environmental movement. | | A graduate of Princeton... Read More →
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Martin KOPP

Climate Justice Advocacy Officer, Lutheran World Federation
80%. That's the percentage of people worldwide who declare belonging to a religion, according to the Pew Research Centre. Can you imagine the effect a global ecological awakening of believers could have? And it seems so obvious: we are called to care for the good creation/nature we have received and for the most vulnerable people who are the first victims of the ecological crisis. Fully committed in the advocacy and action of Lutherans in... Read More →

George Marshall

Climate Outreach
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Surprise Guest TBA

Every evening, a special and surprise guest will close the Place to Brief. We want him/her to be anounced until the very last minute!

Sunday December 6, 2015 18:00 - 20:00
Lounge 5 rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris

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