Manila Observatory’s brownbag series: “How will our cancun nights be?” by Atty G. M. La Vina

The “Brownbag series” at the Manila Observatory is a series of
short presentations held every Wednesday at 11.30 am-12.30pm
at the observatory. This series provides an informal venue for
updates and discussions on the latest research and development on
climate and environment related topics, including air quality, disaster
risk management, climate change science and policy.

As part of the “Brownbag series”, you are warmly invited to attend
this week’s talk:

How wild will our Cancun Nights be? An Update on the Climate Negotiations

by Atty. Antonio G. M. La Vi?a

September 1 (Wednesday), 2010, 11.30 a.m. at the
Klima conference room, Manila Observatory.

About the speaker

Atty. La Vina is currently the Dean of the Ateneo School of Government and Senior Fellow on Climate Change at the Manila Observatory. He is a country representative at the “Ashoka: Innovators for the Public” and a member of the Compliance Review Panel at the Asian Development Bank. He is also a Professorial Lecturer at the College of Law of the University of the Philippines (UP), Ateneo Law School and the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), as well as a professor at the Constitutional Law
Department of the Philippine Judicial Academy. Last year he was the lead negotiator for the Philippines in the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and Preparatory Negotiation and was the chair for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (also known as REDD plus) negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Atty. La Vina’s extensive experience in the academe, public and private
sectors, including his numerous published works, reflect his strong
dedication to human rights and environmental advocacies. He received his Doctorate in the Science of Law (JSD) and Masters of Law (LLM) at Yale Law School, his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at UP and his A.B. Philosophy at ADMU.


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