ARTing Climate Change in Nigeria !!!

26 Sep

Zero Carbon Africa would like to invite you to the ARTing Climate Change event on Thursday 27thSeptember, 2012. Climate change is impacting more local communities across Nigeria with children, young people and women bearing the biggest brunt. BBC World Service Trust report states that climate change awareness in Nigeria is about 1% and there is a need for concerted and coordinated campaign to raise climate change awareness!

 The ARTing Climate Change is a green carpet event tailored to showcase the impact of climate change in various sectors in the Nigerian society using art – music, interpretative dance performance, poetry-in-motion, photography, presentations, video documentary (with local content) and sharing of real life experience by victims. This event is aim to raise awareness about climate change and inspire positive actions among young people during the National Day of Action on Climate Change on Thursday 25th October, 2012.
Time: 3pm prompt
Date: Thursday 27th September, 2012
Venue: Art Theatre, University of Lagos
 Expected guests and speakers:
Nnimmo Bassey   Executive Director – Environmental Rights Action (ERA),  Chair, Friends of the Earth International, Christine Kay  Country Director – Heinrich Boell Foundation Nigeria, Tunde Ojei Associate Country Director – Oxfam Nigeria, Members of the diplomatic corp, Representatives from the State and Federal Government, Renown artists and actresses….And many more!
Follow on Twitter and join the conservation by tweeting at your Politicians, environmentalists, celebrities and your friends to be part of the event using hashtag #ARTingCC
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