|United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Durban|
GZA member Dr. Orr Karassin — a GZA representative on the KKL-JNF board of directors — led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 17/MOP 7) Nov. 28 — Dec. 11, 2011 in Durban, South Africa. In 2010 she led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 16/MOP 6) in Cancun, in 2009 she led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 15/MOP 5) in Copenhagen, and in 2007 she headed the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 13/MOP 3) in Bali.
Orr's dispatches from Durban are available here:
And a free webinar is available here:
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