Compete in A Global Competition Paris Climate 2015: Make It Work

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Compete in A Global Competition
Paris Climate 2015: Make It Work
Experimentation and Invention
of New Climate Change Negotiations
International Participation │ Youth Voices│ Unconventional Modes
PROJECT OVERVIEW
From the 26th to 31st of May 2015, five students
from Tsinghua University will represent China to
participate in a global climate negotiation
simulations, called “Paris Climate 2015: Make It
Work”, organized by Sciences Po, to prepare for
the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties
to the UNFCCC (CIO21) held in December 2015,
in Paris, France. This is an unprecedented
experiment to involve the public, especially the
youth, in the negotiations of climate change.
The project aims to achieve three goals:
To create and experiment with possible
alternative forms of climate negotiations;
To convey the message of the youth to COP21;
To offer a dynamic educational and scientific
training opportunity for students.
The Tsinghua team will represent Chinese students’ voices,
engage with counterparts from all over the world, and
bring back innovative ways of climate change negotiations .
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
 PARTICIPANTS
200 students forms 40 delegations of 5 students each, with the following
compositions:
− 100 students from Sciences Po;
− 50 students from international partner universities (including Tsinghua);
− 50 students from other universities within France
 Highlights
− An experimental and even utopian framework;
− Unconventional tools such as theater, cinema and the visual arts;
− Engagement with the public, the negotiators, the media and civil
society;
− New and innovative instruments to visualize the geopolitical challenges
the and climate change issue
APPLICATION
 QUALIFICATIONS
Open to all Tsinghua Chinese students of all majors
 MATERIALS
− English proficiency certificate (preferred);
− Application form (as designated)
 Objectives
− CV or resume
− Changing the way of negotiating;
 DEADLINE: March 1, 2015
− Reinventing the concept of representation;
− Democratize negotiations
FEE
 ALL costs will be covered, except personal
expenses that are not mandatory for
participation in the project.
The simulation will be presented as an opening film or side
event on the 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties
(COP21) on Climate Change in Paris, December 2015
TIMELINE
1
TSINGHUA TRAINING FACULTY
• January 26
• Program Announcement & Application Open
Prof. He Jiankun
2
• March 1, 2015
• Application Close
3
• March 5- April 2, 2015
• Preliminary Training (5 sessions)
4
• April 9, 2015
• Model Debate & Delegation Members Selection
5
• April - May, 2015
• Pre-simulation Exercise
6
• May 22, 2015
• Pre-trip Meeting
何建坤 教授
Prof. Qi Ye
齐晔 教授
Prof. Teng Fei
腾飞 教授
NCSC
• Director, Institute of Low Carbon
Economy, Tsinghua University
• Professor, School of Public Policy and
Management
• Director, Climate Policy Initiative
• Associated Professor
• Institute of Low Carbon Economy,
Tsinghua University
• Experts and practitioners from
National Center for Climate Change
Strategy and International
Cooperation
Apply now!
Contact: [email protected]
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