CIVIL SOCIETY BID UN SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI MOON FAREWELL

November 17, 2016 Marrakech, Morocco - Civil society are organizing a farewell ceremony for the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon who leaves office at the end of the year with a strong legacy of supporting the climate process and observers’ engagement in the talks.

Civil society organizations, represented by the various UNFCCC observer constituencies including environmental organizations, youth, indigenous people, gender groups, businesses, local governments and authorities, trade unions will show their gratitude for the Secretary-General’s support of their engagement. They will also welcome him in the civil society movement that is moving forward towards a safe and a renewable energy future, prevailing over all obstacles.

What: Farewell to the Secretary-General as he leaves office and welcoming him in the civil society movement going forward in the fight against climate change and leaping over all obstacles
Where: UNFCCC Side Events Hall E- Atlantic Room, Marrakech (Blue Zone – Accreditation Required)
When: 9AM GMT/local time, Thursday November 17, 2016
Who: Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, representatives of environmental organizations, businesses, local governments and authorities, youth and group groups, gender groups, indigenous people, farmers and trade unions.

For more information, contact:

Hala Kilani
Senior Communications Officer campaigns - Climate Action Network
Email: hkilani@climatenetwork.org
Tel: +961 3 567928
Local Phone: +212 6 53 77 86 95

Mark Raven
Communications coordinator
Email: Markraven00@gmail.com
Tel: +905414145425 / +447841474125