BN GREEN EVENTS is a free community calendar provided by the Ecology Action Center to promote environmental classes, workshops, presentations, and more within the the Bloomington-Normal area. Submit your event using the public submission form. Inclusion of events within the BN Green Events Calendar does not constitute endorsement by the Ecology Action Center.
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CANCELLED: Dr. Gro Brundtland: “Our Common Future: Sustainable Development & Addressing Climate Change”
February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
2/16/17 UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS
Dr. Brundtland was the first female prime minister of Norway, serving three terms. In addition, she served as the Director-General of the World Health Organization from 1998 to 2003. Dr. Brundtland chaired the World Commission on Environment and Development, the Brundtland Commission, which popularized the concept of sustainable development in its landmark report, “Our Common Future.” Their recommendations provided the momentum for the United Nations Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Dr. Brundtland has gained international recognition as a leader on key global challenges, the environment, human rights, sustainable development, and global security issues.
This event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first serve basis.