Christine Milne

Biography

Christine Milne had a very successful career in Australian politics during which she was the Leader of the Australian Greens at both the State and National level. She is renowned as a campaigner and parliamentary advocate for strong action to address global warming and her proudest parliamentary achievement was the negotiation and passage of the Clean Energy Package in 2012 which saw not only a carbon price set in Australia but the establishment of a Green Bank (CEFC), a Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and a (Climate Change Authority). She was a Vice President of IUCN serving on its Global Council 2000-2008. She was the Chair of the Plenary at the Global Greens Conference in Canberra in 2001 when the Global Greens Charter was ratified.

Links

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Other speakers in this session

Papa Meissa Dieng

Pr Papa Meissa Dieng PHD (International Environnemental Law)

University Robert Schumann, Strasbourg, France.

University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar Senegal.

Carole Dieschbourg

Carole Dieschbourg is a Luxembourg politician and writer. Since December 2013, she has been Minister for the Environment representing the Green in the government coalition consisting of the Democratic Party, the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party and the Green Party.

Yeb Saño

Naderev ‘Yeb’ Madla Saño joined Greenpeace Southeast Asia as Executive Director in January 2016. Yeb leads Greenpeace’s diverse operations across the Southeast Asia region.

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