KENNEDY FORUM:  A FORUM ON THE MACAL RIVER CONTROVERSY IN BELIZE Home Photo Credits

An EnviReform Event

Thursday, March 13, 2003, 1 to 4 PM and webcast live

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Forum on the Macal River Controversy in Belize Program

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1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks & Introductions
Professor John Kirton, Director, Envireform Project, University of Toronto

1:15 p.m. - Part I: Panel Session
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., senior attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council, and lecturer, Pace University.
From Duke Energy (US) to Fortis and AMEC (Canada) in Belize

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Panel Forum (in alpahabetical order)

Hevina Dashwood, Department of Political Science, Brock University
Global Governance and Corporate Responsibility

Ari Hershowitz, Coordinator, Latin America Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
International and Scientific Experts Views on Canada's Dam Project in Belize.

Greg Malone, political satirist and hydro activist, Newfoundland.
Fortis at Home and Away: What Fortis Shareholders and Investors Need to Know.

Sharon Matola, Director, Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Centre.
Wildlife threats posed by the Chalillo Dam

Grainne Ryder, Policy Director, Probe International
Aid for Chalillo in Whose Interest? Lessons from the Canadian International Development Agency's Governance Crisis/Role in the Macal River Controversy.

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Part II: Audience Participation.

Professor John Kirton, Director, Envireform Project, University of Toronto

The full day's events will be webcast live on Thursday March 13, from the Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility at the Munk Centre for International Studies in Toronto.

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