Climate Change and Inequity.

november, 2021

19nov11:30 am12:00 pmVirtual EventClimate Change and Inequity.11:30 am - 12:00 pm Event Type :Question and Answer

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(Friday) 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Historically, inequity has been mistakenly accepted as a pre-condition for growth. In recent times, this concept has started to be questioned, where we are moving towards more equitable models of economic growth. What is important to note is that these conversations should not be stopping on economic models, and should be carried on to analyse how differently climate change will affect the rich and the poor. If you want to learn more about the inequitable effects of climate change, and how climate change is being commodified, then join this session for an engaging and thoughtful discussion!

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Muhammad Sarim Raza

Show bio +Sarim is a serial social entrepreneur who is committed to empowering producers at the bottom of the pyramid. He is the founder of Retex, a platform connecting sustainable textile SMEs in Pakistan to the international market. He is also the Co-Founder of Riayat and Mawesh E-Mandi. Riayat is a platform working on reducing urban inequality in Pakistan, whereas Mawesh E-Mandi helps farmers sell their livestock directly to consumers. He is also currently working as a Jr.Category Manager for Dawaai, which is Pakistan's largest health-tech platform committed to making healthcare accessible for all. He has also previously served as a Fellow for Teach for Pakistan, which is a network partner for Teach for All. He is the Co-Ordinator for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Youth Action Hub in Pakistan and sits on the Coordinating Committee of Joint UN Youth Engagement Community of Practice (CoP) for Pakistan. He has also represented Pakistan in international conferences such as the UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018 in Geneva, Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit(OOYLS) in Oslo, and World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg.

Fatima Tariq

Show bio +Fatima is a Youth Personal and Professional Development Trainer in Pakistan. She loves helping people connect with their passion, believe in themselves and accelerate in their journey. Driven by curiosity, growth and love, Fatima believes that a holistic and pragmatic education can empower the world to solve any challenge. In her spare time, she loves writing, cooking, drawing cats or enjoying a cup of tea with a friend.

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