The Virtual Island Summit

On 11 September 2020,  Professor Dr. Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business; President Elect of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists; Co-chair UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network; Director Board EarthFund Global was the host of a Political Roundtable of Island Leaders on Responses to COVID-19.

The panel included amazing speakers: Senator Percy Downe, Senate of Canada; Grace O’Sullivan, Member of the European Parliament, Republic of Ireland; Deputy Gavin St Pier, Chief Minister, Government of Guernsey…all recognizing the urgency for a Sustainable Job-creating Recovery Strategy, which will be human-centric and “Leave nonone Behind”. Science has a responsibility in developing the Sustainability Transition Pathway (technological, policy, financial).

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