Marcus Gustafsson (Y-Climate Action, YMCA-YWCA of Sweden, World Alliance of YMCAs) will be speaking at our October meeting (8th Oct), everyone is welcome to come!
Marcus was an accredited delegate at the Rio+20 summit and so can give us the inside track on what went on and some insight into what the summit outcomes mean. Hopefully it will inform our future campaigning and pressure on UK govt. Marcus’ bio is here: http://scenetwork.co.uk/research-assistants (Info reposted from last month)
In other news, two members of the group travelled to Inverkeithing to meet with Catherine Stihler MEP, a substitute member of the European committee voting this week on food speculation. She is supportive of WDM and tweeted about the meeting here. Fingers’ crossed for this important vote we’ve been campaigning on for over a year.
Finally few shoutouts about interesting Edinburgh events you can get involved with:
- Take One Action Film festival 21 Sept to 6 October
- Edinburgh World Justice Festival 6 – 17 October
- Stop Climate Chaos Scotland are planning a mass lobby of the Scottish Parliament on Oct 25
- Fairtrade Foundation in the Big Fair Bake, between 24 Sept and 4 Oct