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Event Information:

  • Wed
    25
    Nov
    2015

    Fairer Greener Scotland by 2030: Ideas?

    Fairer Greener Scotland by 2030Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh

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    LfS Scotland are proud to support this event, join us to participate in discussions to feed into the Fairer Scotland consultation & shape a plan for 2030.
    Wednesday 25 November
    at Moray House School of Education or...
    Tuesday 1 December
    at Glasgow Caledonian University

    You are warmly invited to join a #FairerScotland conversation - to explore social justice and sustainability issues – at 5.30 - 8.30pm Wednesday 25 November at Paterson’s Land Room G1, University of Edinburgh Moray House School of Education, Holyrood Road, EH8 8AQ. #FairerGreener
    We invite participants to imagine what they would like to see in 2030 and what values are important to us all?
    Dr Aileen McLeod, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, and representatives of other stakeholders – will share perspectives on where we are now. Then we'll open up for conversations on:
    • What matters to you?
    • What's your vision for 2030?
    • How do we get there?
    • What is needed to deliver our vision?
    This is a great opportunity to engage in dialogue on a wide range of social, economic, environmental  justice, equalities, and international topics of common concern.  Our views will feed into the Fairer Scotland consultation and shape a plan for 2030. This will be discussed at a Citizens' Forum in December to come up with a Social Justice Action Plan for a Fairer Scotland early in 2016.   
    5.30  Registration, tea and coffee / displays from supporting organisations
    6.00  Introduction - inviting your vision for 2030
    6.45  Dr Aileen McLeod and other stakeholders share their perspectives
    7.15  Shared supper around the tables
    7.30  Conversations continue on how our wishes can be delivered
    8.15  Wrap up / prioritise actions and key insights for taking forward
    8.30 Close
    This event is supported by: 
    CIFAL Scotland  @cifalscotland
    Learning for Sustainability Scotland  @LfSScotland
    Scottish Government Social Justice and Regeneration  @ScotGovFairer
    Scottish Government Climate Change Hub  @ScotGovClimate
    University of Edinburgh Moray House School of Education  @MorayHouse
    University of Edinburgh Social Responsibility and Sustainability  @EdSust
    The event is organised by the Ethnic Minority Environmental Network and 

    Contact: Kristina Nitsolova, EM Environmental Network Development Officer, 07432 602 008 /

    Background documents can be found here and here

    More details of the event & details to book your place for Edinburgh (25 November) here.

    More details of the event & details to book your place for Glasgow (1 December) here.