The Bahamas Press Club 2014 will join 120 press club partners around the world in the groundbreaking World Press Clubs Alliance for Climate to be held virtually at The Press Club Brussels Europe (PCBE).
The event will take place on Friday, October 23, 2020 - the eve of Climate Action Day – in a first ever 24-hour non-stop press conference. More than 23,000 affiliated journalists will participate successively in 24 time zones on positive climate actions and innovations.
The Bahamas Press Club 2014 is a charter member of the ACP Press Clubs Federation, with its Immediate Past President Anthony Newbold serving as Vice President.
As part of its contribution to the World Press Clubs Alliance for Climate press conference, The Bahamas Press Club 2014’s presentation submitted was centered on a video presentation provided by the Climate Change Unit in the Ministry of Environment and Housing.
The video, featured remarks by Prime Minister the Most Hon Dr Hubert A Minnis at a recent United Nationals General Assembly on Climate Change, the Hon Romauld Ferreira, Minister of the Environment and Housing who outlined activities of his ministry to combat Climate Change and its impact on the country, the Hon Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs who exchanged views at the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting on the threat posed by Climate Change, Dr Rhianna Neely-Murphy, Head of the Climate Change Unit, Ministry of Environment and Housing, Shenique Albury-Smith, Director, The Nature Conservancy and other stakeholders.
Anthony Capron, President of The Bahamas Club 2014 said that the organization was pleased to participate in such a prestigious worldwide, groundbreaking press conference focusing on the climate.
“We know for a fact that global warming is taking place. Something must be done now to limit greenhouse gas emissions in the hope that its effects thus far can be reversed,” Mr. Capron said.
To view the press conference log on to The World Press Clubs Alliance for Climate website: www.worldpressclubsallianceforclimate.com
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