UNCG Campus Weekly

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Dr. Etsuko Kinefuchi

Dr. Etsuko Kinefuchi, an associate professor of Communication Studies and the Academic Sustainability Coordinator, will be attending the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that takes place in Katowice, Poland, from December 3 to 14, 2018. She will be part of the delegation representing the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA). IECA has an observer status with the UNFCCC. During the conference, Kinefuchi will be participating in the dialogue panel, Dialogemos: Participatory processes for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The panel is composed of representatives from Peru’s Ministry of the Environment, IECA, and Mediators Beyond Borders International. The panel will discuss the implementation of Talanoa Dialogue, a facilitative dialogue framework built on trust, empathy, and understanding, in climate negotiation.

Follow the Office of Sustainability on Facebook and Twitter (@SustainableUNCG) to read updates from Dr. Kinefuchi during her trip.