Arianna Abdul-Nour Head UK Youth Delegate to COP28, Carribean Climate Justice Academy and Island Innovation, Youth Delegate and Project ManagerArianna Abdul-NourHead UK Youth Delegate to COP28, Carribean Climate Justice Academy and Island Innovation, Youth Delegate and Project Manager
As the current Head UK Youth Delegate to COP28 with the Future Leaders Network, Arianna’s work focuses on the effects of climate change on different communities around the world. In this role, Arianna heads the UNFCCC UK youth delegation team, negotiating with international delegates, ministers and academics to develop the United Nations climate change policy communiqué. Alongside this, Arianna is the Project Manager for Island Innovation, leading on global on projects that help advance innovation and drive sustainable change across island communities worldwide. Within this role, she leads the Innovation’s Caribbean Climate Justice Leader’s Academy (CCJLA), which trains young Caribbean citizens up in UNFCCC negotiations and grants them a fully funded opportunity to attend COP
DR HUSNA AHMADGlobal One , CEO
Dr Husna Ahmad OBE is the CEO of Global One 2015 which is a faith based International NGO focused on women. She has been appointed an Associate Professor at the Department of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham. She is a key Adviser of the newly inaugurated Global Muslim Business Forum GMBF. She is a member of the Multi faith Advisory Council to the UN Inter-agency Task Force on Religion and Development. Dr Ahmad sits on the Steering Committee of The World Bank’s Moral Imperative Initiative. She also sits on the Steering Committee of the UN Environment Programme’s Faith for Earth initiative.
H.E. Prof. Ibrahim Saleh Al NaimiDoha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue, Chairman
His Excellency, Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Naimi is currently the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar. Prior to his appointment as the Undersecretary by the Emir of Qatar, His Highness, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Professor Ibrahim Al-Naimi was the founder and President of the Community College of Qatar from 2008 to May 2018. Under his leadership, the college developed more than 17 associate and bachelor degree programs and grew to become the fastest growing higher education institution in the State of Qatar. He is Chairman of “Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue” since its establishing in 2007.
Nouhad AwwadGreenpeace MENA, Ummah for Earth campaigner and Global Outreach
Nouhad Awwad is the Ummah for Earth campaigner and Global Outreach Coordinator at Greenpeace-MENA. She holds a BSc. in environmental health and a master’s degree in Environmental Sciences with a concentration in environmental policy planning from the American University of Beirut. Nouhad also got a certificate from Duke University for completing the One Health Program; in addition, she attended a course on U.S Foreign Policy in Global Era at Elliott School of International Affairs at the University of George Washington University. In 2015, Nouhad started the Arab youth climate movement chapter in Lebanon and participated in COP21 then the years after she attended COP22, COP23, COP24, COP25, and COP26 as an observer.
Professor Jagbir Jhutti-Johal OBEUniversity of Birmingham, Professor of Sikh Studies
Jagbir Jhutti-Johal is a Professor of Sikh Studies in the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham. She has over 25 years’ experience in teaching and research, and provides extensive knowledge and experience in Sikh theology, inter-faith dialogue and contemporary issues, especially contested issues that confront the community, nationally and globally. Jagbir was a Commissioner on The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life (CORAB), convened in 2013 by The Woolf Institute. She is regularly called upon by policymakers to provide a Sikh input into consultations. She is a steering group member on the UK Freedom of Religion or Belief Forum.
- Dec 04 2023
- 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Harnessing Diversity: Gender, Faith and Climate Change – Uniting for a Sustainable Future – Global One 2015
This session will provide a space for cross-sectoral dialogue, collaborative strategies, and the empowerment of diverse voices to address climate change equitably and sustainably.
This session will aim to highlight the role of gender-responsive and faith-based approaches in addressing climate change impacts as well as showcase successful initiatives and best practices that integrate gender, faith, and climate action.
This session will introduce intersectional solutions, ethical imperatives, and diverse collaboration as keys to combat climate change equitably and foster a sustainable future.
This session will explore the synergy between gender perspectives, faith-based initiatives, and climate action, highlighting the powerful potential of these intersections.