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EFPA at international summit on psychology and climate change

13 Nov 2019

Lisbon, Nov 14-16, 2019: EFPA is participating in an international summit on psychology and climate change. The summit will bring together presidents and CEOs of psychological associations from around the world to formulate an action plan to develop and promote psychological contributions to combating global climate change.

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EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF PSYCHOLOGISTS’ ASSOCIATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT ON PSYCHOLOGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

TO BE HELD BY AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION & ORDEM DOS PSICOLOGOS PORTUGUESES 

Presentations, discussions to focus on psychological contributions to combating global climate change

https://www.psychologyandglobalhealth.org/

WHAT: International Summit on Psychology and Climate Change

The European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) is participating in a International summit on psychology and climate change. 

The summit will bring together presidents and CEOs of psychological associations from around the world to formulate an action plan to develop and promote psychological contributions to combating global climate change. As the science of behavior, psychology has much to say about what people can do to help prevent and mitigate the impacts of climate change and how to develop strategies to cope. Topics to be addressed include:

  • How to communicate effectively about climate change
  • How to promote environmentally friendly behaviors
  • How to promote adaptation and resilience to climate change
  • Social justice issues related to groups that suffer disproportionate impacts from climate change

WHO: Speakers include:

  • António Guterres, U.N. Secretary General (Invited, confirmation pending) 
  • Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal
  • Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, Chief Executive Officer, American Psychological Association
  • Francisco Rodrigues, President, Ordem dos Psicologos Portugueses 
  • Janet Swim, PhD, Chair, American Psychological Association Task Force on the Interface Between Psychology and Global Climate Change

WHERE: Museu do Oriente - Avenida Brasília, Doca de Alcântara (Norte) _ 1350-352 Lisboa _ Portugal

WHEN: (All times are local)

  • Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. NOTE THAT SESSIONS BETWEEN 2:30 p.m. AND 6 p.m. FRIDAY  WILL BE LIVESTREAMED AT: https://www.psychologyandglobalhealth.org/
  • Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ABOUT EFPA:

EFPA is a federation of 39 national psychology associations in Europe representing some 300,000 psychologists. It provides a forum for European cooperation in a wide range of fields of academic training, psychology practice and research.   

https://www.psychologyandglobalhealth.org/

Contact: EFPA headoffice : headoffice (at)efpa.eu 

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