Conference “Narratives and Building Environmental Responsibility ”

Monday 4 June 2012 – UNESCO House (Paris)

The conference is organized in the framework of UNESCO’s activities aimed at fostering debate on the ethics of global environmental change and of science and technology, and at promoting philosophical thinking to elaborate modern paradigms of sustainable human development. One of the founders of environmental ethics and philosophy, American philosopher J. Baird Callicott, will make a presentation in the first part of the conference in the morning and take part in the debates in the afternoon.

Date: Monday 4 June 2012, from 10.30 am to 1 pm and from 3 to 5 pm

Venue: UNESCO House, building VI located at the address: 1, rue Miollis, Paris 15 (the nearest Metro stations: Ségur-UNESCO, Cambronne, Sèvres-Lecourbe, Volontaires) Room XIV (level -2)

You can read the programme with the concept note of the conference here.

If you wish to participate in the conference, please register with Irina Zoubenko-Laplante by sending your reply directly to her E-mail:

By Luis Bravo

Luis Bravo is a Business Management student at Universidad Iberoamericana in Puebla, México. He was an exchange student at Leuphana Universität, doing a 3-months Internship at Cultura21 in the framework of the Leuphana Plus Program, and continues to collaborate with Cultura21.