Parliament Partnered with COP26 on Special “Keeping the Pressure” Webinar

February 25, 2021

On Monday, February 22nd the Parliament of the Word’s Religions partnered with COP26, United Nations Climate Change Conference to host a vital program on the role of faith communities in the upcoming COP26 entitled, “Keeping Up the Pressure: The Role of Faith Communities in COP26”.

The program featured the participation of:

  • Karri Munn-Venn, a senior policy analyst at Citizens for Public Justice
  • Matt Toombs, Director of Partnerships and Engagement in the COP26 Unit
  • Nigel Toppings, High Level Champion for Climate Action COP26 at COP26
  • David Hales, Chair of Climate Action Task Force at Parliament
  • Kehkashan Basu, Founder/President of Green Hope Foundation and Trustee of the Parliament
  • Joshua Basofin, Director of Climate Action
  • Emma Judkins, Civil Society Engagement at COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference

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