Giovedì 30 settembre 2021
Politecnico di Milano, Aula Rogers, Ed.11, Via Ampère, 2
Online: Zoom ID – 865 8686 7584, Passcode – 932415
The United nations major group for children and youth (Unep Mgcy) is glad to invite you to an online and in-person interactive conference organized in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano at the high level congress #All4Climate!
The Marine litter and microplastics Working group will be presenting its position paper compiling concrete and bold proposals to turn the tide on plastic.
The event will be held at Politecnico but it will be possibile to attend the event online too via Zoom.
PART 1: OPENING SESSION h18.00 CEST (16.00 UTC)
Moderators. Domenico Vito Ph.D., Christan Buurstee
Online: Suzanne Astic
|18.00||Opening Remarks||Eugenio Morello, Ph.D., Rector’s Delegate for environmental sustainability and responsible for institutional projects towards a sustainable campus.|
|Experience and Policies of Plastic Reduction Is microplastic a macro problem? How computer simulations help us to know more||Christan Buurstee MSc, Associate Sustainability Service Politecnico di Milano, Circular Economy Federica Guerrini MSc, PhD Student in Information Technology, Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Visiting PhD at Utrecht University (NL) and in collaboration with the IMAU Lagrangian Ocean Analysis team|
|Carla Friedrich Programme Management Officer, UNEP, Marine Litter, and Microplastics Unit|
|Teresa Obenhauser, Yugratna Srivastava, UNEP, Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) Focal Points|
PART 2: Presentation of Position Paper of UNEP – Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY)
Marine Litter & Microplastics Working Group Outputs
18.30 CEST (16.30 UTC)
Moderators. Carol Maione
Online: Ibrahim Inusa, Natalja Vojino
|18:30||Context: Plastic and Climate Change ||Ka’sha Bernard,Attorney in CIEL’s Climate and Energy Program [Center for International Environmental Law] Brief Video Story of the birth of the Position Paper|
|18.45||Presentation of the main requests and messages||Carol Maione, Suzanne Astic, Bathawar Asif, Christianne Zakour, Gabriela Fernandez, Ph.D, Ibrahim Inusa, Domenico Vito, Ph.D., UNEP Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY), Marine Litter and Microplastic Working Group|
PART 3: Voices of Youth and Plastics – World Cafe 19 (CEST)
Moderators. Gabriela Fernandez, Ph.D.
Online: Bakhtawar Asif
|19:15||The Experience of Ocean’s Voice||Luciana Verastegui, Ocean’s Voice Working Group, Mexico|
|19:25||California Perspective for Managing Microplastics||Dustin Harrison, Metabolism of Cities Living Lab Researcher, Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age, San Diego State University, and San Diego River Conservancy, San Diego, California, USA|
|Plastic Ecodesign for Children & Youth: Raising awareness on plastics and sustainability while having fun. San Diego State University SDGs Tracking Dashboard: SDG 6||Sebastiano Ercoli Ph.D., and Alessandro Garlandini, IlVespaio, Designers, Milan, Italy|
Harmit Chima, Master of Science in Big Data Analytics Student, Metabolism of Cities Living Lab Researcher, Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age, Department of Geography, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
FINAL REFLECTIONS AND CLOSING REMARKS
Mario Grosso, PhD Full Professor Politecnico di Milano,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Milan, Italy
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