Hamburg Climate Week

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Hamburg Climate Week

Germany Hamburg, Deutschland
Number of people taking this action: 250 or more
Europe’s largest climate communication event celebrates its 10th anniversary from 23 - 30 September in Hamburg. Prince Albert II of Monaco will open the Hamburg Climate Week 2018 as this year’s patron. Hamburg – From 23 - 30 September, an independent network of 200 companies, organizations and associations commits itself to a more climate-friendly and sustainable city during the largest climate week to date. The public opening ceremony will take place on Monday, 24 September, at 3 p.m. on the climate week stage at St.Paulis Lattenplatz with this year’s patron and guest of honor Prince Albert II of Monaco. Besides the traditional educational programme for more than 3.000 children and teenagers, the Hamburg Climate Week consists of a theme park with an extensive stage programme at Lattenplatz, numerous speeches, lectures and discussions as well as a diverse cultural and arts programme. A highlight is the Researchers’ Night on Friday, 28 September, which will simultaneously take place in several European cities. In Hamburg a video greeting by German astronaut Alexander Gerst will be broadcasted. Furthermore, an hourly science slam on climate change topics will take place in Hamburg’s U3 underground line. The Hamburg Climate Week promotes what each and every one can do for a more sustainable society based on the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). This is why topics like education, renewable energies, climate protection, the meaning of water as well as innovative industries and infrastructure are on top of the agenda. The more than 200 Climate Week events are spread all over Hamburg. The programme is accessible via a mobile app and online. Moreover, the 10th Hamburg Climate Week is a climate neutral event supported by South Pole. You can find the whole program on: www.klimawoche.de Follow us on Facebook for updates: https://www.facebook.com/klimawoche See you all on Hamburg Climate Week 2018!
SDGs
6 Clean Water & Sanitation 7 Affordable & Clean Energy 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities 12 Responsible Consumption & Production 13 Climate Action 14 Life Below Water 15 Life on Land 17 Partnerships for the Goals ALL SDGs

About Hamburg Climate Week

Since 2009 the Hamburg Climate Week, has been initiating a social dialogue on the 17 sustainability goals of the United Nations between actors from business, politics, environment and society. With up to 170 participants per year and a total of well over one million visitors, the Hamburg Climate Week is the largest climate communication event in Europe, according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). By promoting a dialogue between stakeholders from economy, politics, environment, and society, it gives information on climate change and aims at motivating people to use resources sustainably. The Hamburg Climate Week cooperates with the World Climate Summit 2017 in Bonn and was honored for its commitment among other things as UNESCO's Decade Project for Sustainable Education.

Countries We Work in
Germany
Languages We Work in
English German
SDGs We Tackle
6 Clean Water & Sanitation 7 Affordable & Clean Energy 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities 12 Responsible Consumption & Production 13 Climate Action 14 Life Below Water 15 Life on Land 17 Partnerships for the Goals ALL SDGs
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networks