Register Here: Change Finance Meeting

Start: Thursday, June 20, 201910:00 AM

End: Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:00 PM

We've made a great head start! Over 500 candidate Members of the European Parliament in the ongoing elections have signed up to support our Change Finance pledge campaign. Many thanks to ALL who have supported us, and if you'd like to join in now, there is still time for you to take quick action.

We can't wait to get cracking on with the next phase of our campaigning work. We’ll be meeting to strategise on: Thursday 20 June, at an all-day meeting in Brussels – register here and spread the word.

The agenda includes planning Change Finance activities to build on our work after the EU elections, as well as reflecting upon other key opportunities for action in the year.

Draft agenda

10:00-10:15          Welcome & round of short introductions

10:15-10:30          Pledge campaign: Results and positive learning

10:30-11:30          Pledge campaign: Roll-out

Presentation of strategy, including:

   - Contacting MEPs (who signed or have not yet signed) to establish potential                                                      champions.

    - Potential launch event in EP

    - Plans for work to push back the power of the financial lobby

    - Raising awareness of broader Change Finance agenda

Discussion and next steps: opportunity to join anti-lobby campaign

11:30-11: 45         Coffee break

11:45-13:00       Campaigning context

Climate & nature emergency, crises of leadership and  confidence, examples of crossover of finance/climate/nature campaigning; timeline of key moments (2019 calendar)

13:00-14:00          Lunch

14:00-15:00          Climate & Nature Emergency

How does finance need to change in the 2030 window for action? Inputs from climate/nature/finance campaigners. Discussion of potential activities.

15:00-15:15          Break

15:15-16:45          Campaign planning

Scoping coordinated actions and activities for the second part of 2019

16:45-17:15          Agreements and next steps

17:30                     Close

We look forward to seeing you in Brussels on the 20th.

All interested groups are invited.  


Note: We have a small pool of resources to support participants who cannot afford to pay for their travel expenses themselves. If you would like to attend but need help, please write to Funds are limited, we will let you know if we are able to support you.
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