David Jay Morris

Category: Parallel session

Biography

David Jay Morris serves as the Co-Press Officer of the St Helens Chapter of the Green Party of England and Wales and is a long-time supporter of progressive causes and opponent of authoritarianism in all its forms.

Now semi-retired, he lived in Japan and Guam for more than 30 years and is fluent in Japanese.  While there, he served as the special assistant for the head of protocol for the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics and was moderator for a series of “Nordic-Japan Environmental Forums” held in that city.  David is also a former international news editor of the Guam Daily Post, earlier worked for the New York Daily News and Long Island Business Review in the US, wrote a column with his wife, Dr. Lynette Adams, for Japan’s Shinano Mainichi Newspaper and had a bi-weekly radio show in Nagano City.  David and Lynette now live mainly in the UK with their cat and three dogs and operate L&D Enterprise, a company they started in Japan which specializes in online education, editing, translation and other language services.
For a sample of David’s thinking related to the theme of this session, please take a look at this article he recently published on the progressive US website, Cannonfire. 
 

 

Links

http://cannonfire.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/a-slow-motion-coup-detate.html

Other speakers in this session

Michelle Sheather

She is the International Development Coordinator for the Australian Greens.

Terry Reintke

Terry Reintke is a Member of the European Parliament, elected 2014 at the age of 27 which makes her the youngest female MEP.

Linnéa Engström

Linnéa Engström is a Green MEP from Sweden. She is a first vice chair of the fisheries committee, substitute member in committees ENVI and FEMM. Political scientist with a great interest in Russia, development, gender and security policy.

Anita Nautiyal

Anita Nautiyal, science graduate, educationist, Co Founder of Ananda Vatika Green GurukulamAVGG since August 2016, has established a Green School – Ananda Vatika Green Gurukulam – at Madan Negi in Tehri Garhwal of Uttarakhand.

Veronica Juzgado

Sociologist. She is one of the conveners of the Global Greens Women's Network and the former Global Greens Coordinator. Passionate about the idea of the consolidation of a worldwide green movement.

Michiel van de Kasteelen

Studied International Law, International Organisations and International Relations at Leyden University.

Andrew Kroglund

Andrew Kroglund is international secretary of the Norwegian Green Party. He has worked as a director or senior adviser in several Norwegian NGOs, and has been the Vice President of the International Rainforest Foundation. He is currently an author and consultant.

Efi Xanthou
  • Efi Xanthou, 2nd Vice President, Cyprus Green Party.
  • Political Scientist, MBA (Master in Business Administration) graduate.
  • Cyprus Green Party delegate to various EGP Congress and Council meetings since 2001.
Ciarán Cuffe

Ciarán is a Green Party councillor in Dublin’s North Inner City, and chairs Dublin City Council's Transport Committee. He has served as a member of parliament, and as Minister of State with responsibility for climate change, planning and sustainable transport and travel.

Jeremy Burke

Jeremy Burke is a world leader in green investment and green financing institutions. He is an Australian Greens member, living in London.

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