Special

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Invisible Demons

On Sunday 10 April, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there will be a special screening of the film Invisible Demons, about the impact of climate change on life in Delhi. Afterwards, an in-depth discussion will take place led by Marieke Eyskoot.

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Invisible Demons

Rahul Jain

Personal and kaleidoscopic look at the way climate change is affecting Delhi. Unbearable heatwaves, water shortages and pollution hit everybody, but the poorest citizens the most. Visually stunning documentary, interspersed with eye-opening and touching accounts of some of Delhi’s 30 million everyday citizens, from rickshaw drivers to school girls.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A habitable planet means welfare for poor and rich, for men and women and for present and future generations. That is why the Ministry of Foreign Affairs commits itself to providing access to and sustainable usage of natural resources, for everyone. The Netherlands collaborates with different governments, multilateral institutions, NGO’s, companies and civilians to secure the provision of public goods such as raw materials, water and energy for the future. The most important guidelines in doing so are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), globally determined goals for sustainable development.

Speakers

Rahul Jain is an editor and director. Before Invisible Demons he worked on Machines (2016): a portrait of the daily life of the workers in an Indian textile factory.

Leonie van der Stijl is a climate diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She works with colleagues and partners worldwide to increase climate ambition. Her primary focus is on multilateral events and the Asia Pacific Region. Before joining the climate team, she was posted in New Delhi where she worked on corporate social responsibility.

Moderator Marieke Eyskoot is sustainable lifestyle-expert, author, speaker and presenter. She has acted as moderator for ASB BANK, Stichting DOEN, NRC Live, Fairtrade International and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and many others. Her modern guidebook This is a Good Guide – for a Sustainable Lifestyle (a bestseller with 20.000 copies sold and an international edition) is packed with practical and positive tips on clothing, care, food, living, work and free time, which make doing good fun and reachable.

Programme

zo 10 april, 12:45 - 14:25
Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken: Invisible Demons + inleiding en nagesprek Pathé Buitenhof