Sept. 28: Brundtland to speak on global sustainability

brundtland_gro-feature.bebb54ccOn Monday, Sept. 28, the Discovery Themes Provost’s Lecturer Program at Ohio State will present Gro Harlem Brundtland, an internationally known thought leader and advocate for human rights and a leading voice on climate change, sustainable development and global health issues. She will deliver “Our Common Future: Global Sustainability in the 21st Century” at 3:30 p.m. in Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. in Columbus. The lecture is open to the public. Read more here. Register here.

Brundtland is a former prime minister of Norway, is a UN special envoy on climate change  and is deputy chair of The Elders, a group first organized by Nelson Mandela. The group describes itself as “Independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights.”

Ohio State faculty, staff and students also can watch the lecture by live streaming video. (Photo by Kaung Htet, courtesy The Elders.)

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