Monday, February 11, 2019

Roosevelt Island Resident & iDig2Learn Founder Christina Delfico Moderating UN Civil Society Unit Briefing Titled Start Local Go Local! Bridging Sustainable Practices Across Industries, A Focus On Food, Film & Waste - You're Invited To Feb 14 Event

Roosevelt Island resident, iDig2Learn founder and Sustainability Activist Christina Delfico is moderating a United Nations Civil Society Unit Briefing titled:

Start Local, Go Global! Bridging Sustainable Practices Across Industries: A Focus on Food, Film and Waste - 14 February 2019

Ms Delfico will also be presenting a case study of our very own Roosevelt Island community's sustainability efforts.

You're invited to attend. Please RSVP here by February 12.

Ms Delfico adds:
This is a very exciting opportunity to learn more about how our everyday actions impact the earth and to hear from Film, Food, Urban Design, Farm and Waste experts working to Do No Harm to the earth as they produce.

In addition to moderating, iDig2Learn will present of a case study, Greening, an Island, to illustrate how the creation of green spaces leads to partnerships which increases neighborhood sustainability efforts.

This RSVP closes 2/12.

Celebrate Valentine's Day by showing your #EarthLove!
You are invited to join us at the United Nations for this free event!

Civil Society Thursday Briefing
Start Local, Go Global!
Bridging Sustainable Practices Across Industries: A Focus on Food, Film and Waste
14 February 2019
11 a.m. -12:45 p.m.

As tremendous supporters, partners and friends of all of our earth-friendly endeavors together, it is a great honor to invite you to our UN Civil Society Thursday Briefing on Sustainable Practices.

Please RSVP today (rsvp closes Tuesday 2/12) and join me and our inspirational speakers.
And in the spirit of Valentine's Day we will have the hashtag #EarthLove to start the conversation, so please share the eco-friendly habits you do or hope to do and tag them #EarthLove #UNwithCivilSociety @UNDGC_CSO

RSVP here:


Mr Jeff Brez, Chief of Civil Society Unit, Civil Society, Advocacy and Special Events Unit

Guest Moderator:
Ms. Christina Delfico, Emmy nominated Executive Producer & founder of iDig2Learn

Panel Speakers:

Ms. Akari Tomita

United Nations International School Eighth Grade Student and Environmental Club Member

Ms. Christina Delfico

Emmy nominated Executive Producer and founder of iDig2Learn, a project of Open Space Institute, Inc.

Ms. Duygu Celik
Partnership Adviser, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Ms. Claudine Marrotte

Executive Producer / Director, Park Slope Pictures and Producers Guild of America’s Green Chair

Mr. Max Lerner

Sustainability Development Project Coordinator, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Mr. Erycka de Jesus

Master Composter, “Inner-Sustainabilist” and Just Soil Co-founder

Ms. Tama Matsouka Wong

Author, Forager, Entrepreneur and Founder of Meadows and More
RSVP here.

More on iDig2Learn's Roosevelt Island projects at these posts.