Leo Kaneman's Carte Blanche • Take Action Now: Ecological Transition and Human Rights
Scientists, artists, activists, young people: calls for action are multiplying in the face of the biggest challenge in the history of humanity, climate change. It’s urgent to be serious.
The predicted climate change-induced cataclysm directly affects human rights. If we lose this fight, how can others be led? But it is not too late to avoid the worst. Often, alternative initiatives and political engagement are seen as opposed. But shouldn’t we combine these two approaches as part of a common project? Facing the greatest challenge in the history of humanity, now is the time to seriously get into action.
With more than a million viewers, the documentary film Tomorrow was a huge success. All around the world, it went in search of various ecological, agricultural and monetary initiatives. Its sequel, After Tomorrow is about those who have changed their lives in the wake of the movie.
Sunday 10 March
Espace Pitoëff - Grande salle
Carte blanche to Leo Kaneman, founder of the FIFDH and President of honor Co-presented by Mouvement pour la Transition, l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) and Le Temps Preceded by a speech by Rajagopal P.V.
Jean Rossiaud Mouvement pour la Transition
Henri Eli MONCEAU Permanent Representative of the International Francophonie Organization (OIF) to the United Nations in Geneva and other organizations in Switzerland
Cyril Dion Filmmaker, co-director of Demain, environmental activist
Lisa Mazzone State Councillor, Les Verts
Dominique Bourg Professor in Geography and Durability, University of Lausanne
Valentin Zellweger Permanent representative of Switzerland for the United Nation in Geneva
Stéphane Bussard Journalist, Le Temps
This debat is preceded by the movie:
By Cyril Dion & Laure Noualhat
Two years after the phenomenal success of the documentary Demain, Cyril Dion looks back at the projects the film inspired. He is accompanied by Laure Noualhat, a renowned investigator and sceptic of the ability of micro-initiatives to have any real impact in the face of climate change. Their humorous confrontation pushes them to their limits: what works, what fails? What if all this forces us to invent a new narrative for humanity?
- Section Film thématique
- Cyril Dion & Laure Noualhat
- Christophe Nick
- YAMI 2
- YAMI 2
- Swiss Premiere