Threats of palm oil production



9.00 – 9.15:    Opening by GUE/NGL President Gabriele Zimmer and Kateřina Konečná

9.15 – 9.30:     Screening of the movie “Palm Oil – a documentary”
9.30 – 10.15:    Environmental impacts of palm oil production
Chair: Kateřina Konečná, GUE/NGL MEP
Stanislav Lhota and Jakub Kvapil, Lestari, Czech Republic
Anne van Schaik, Friends of the Earth Europe,  Netherlands
Rudi Putra, HAkA, winner of Goldman Environmental prize, Indonesia

10.15 – 11.00:    Debate

11.00 – 11.45:    Social impacts of palm oil production
Chair: Stefan Eck, GUE/NGL MEP
Sonja Vartiala, Finnwatch, Finland
Marcus Colchester, Forrest Peoples Programme, United Kingdom
Tania Murray Li, University of Toronto, Canada

11.45 – 12.20:    Debate

12.20–12.30:    Conclusions and closure by Kateřina Konečná

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