National Meeting of Students for Sustainable Development

National Meeting of Students for Sustainable Development

Loïc FEL, philosopher and co-founder of COAL, will speak on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the University of Paris 8 (Saint-Denis) from 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., as part of the National Meeting of Students for Sustainable Development for a roundtable discussion entitled “How to mobilize and raise awareness around climate: from communication to civil disobedience?”

With :
Marion Esnault, Alternatiba; Siméon Baldit de Barral, On the Green Road; Loïc Fel, COAL; Elliot Lepers, 90 days; moderated by Leslie Merran, WARN!

Registration required: campus(at) or evenementiel(at)
The National Student Meeting for Sustainable Development (RENEDD) is the flagship event of REFEDD. During two festive and formative days, it is an opportunity to raise students’ awareness of sustainable development issues and to suggest ways of taking action on their campus and in their daily lives.

Complete program for Saturday, April 2 :

Breakfast (9:30 am)
Opening plenary (10am)

Optional roundtable discussions (10:45-1:00):

1. Degrowth in the face of technological challenges: the emergence of LowTech. With Hervé Kempf, editor in chief of the newspaper Reporterre / Léana Msika, POC21 project / Camille Duband, educational manager of Nomades des Mers / Justine Damlincourt, from the Grappe network. Animated by Nina Besana-Mourlaàs, PAVéS association

2. Societal responsibility: beyond companies, what role for associations and communities? With Michel Capron, researcher at the Institut de Recherche en Gestion de l’Université Paris Est / Bruno Bassinet, head of the purchasing department at the Apprentis d’Auteuil / Alice Frangulian, association Unis-Terre. Animated by Sylvain Boucherand, B&L Evolution

3. How to mobilize and raise awareness about the climate: from communication to civil disobedience. With COP21 over, how can we raise awareness of climate issues and environmental problems in general? With Marion Esnault, Alternatiba Paris / Simeon Baldit de Barral, On the Green Road / Loïc Fel, COAL / Elliot Lepers, 90 days. Hosted by Leslie Merran, WARN!

4. What future for our waste? Beyond the question of recycling, is it not the question of our consumption patterns that we must rethink? With Clémence Ruppli, Zero Waste France / Samuel Tiercelin, Open Odyssey / Auparager. Hosted by Edouard Marchal, WARN!

5. Today’s consumption: from local to collaborative. With Tiana Salles, Association Assas Environnement / Frédéric Fernandes, Association Etu’récup / Nicolas Tranchant, co-founder Widetrip / Led by Damien Deville, REFEDD

Free and responsible lunch (1pm)

Association forum with stands of our member associations and our partners, animations, an exhibition (14h-18h) with in parallel :

Conference The 7 commandments of eco-orgasm by Générations cobayes (14h-15h30
Play What’s Due to Me (2:00-3:00 p.m.)
Screening and discussion of the film On the green road (16h-18h30)
Project Pitch (4pm)

Disco-cocktail dinner to share a drink and because it is necessary to relax after a long day (18h-20h)
Program for Sunday, April 3 :

Breakfast (9:30 am)

Workshops of your choice (training and feedback) to put sustainable projects on your campus (10:30am-1pm)

Sustainable development in all associations!
Every company has a responsibility towards society and the environment, and so do the associations!
The Social and Environmental Responsibility of Associations (RSEA) contributes to the sustainable development of your association. On the agenda: what is RSEA, concrete cases and brainstorming to make things happen!

More SD on your campus
Want to convince your campus to make a greater commitment to sustainability? Discover the arguments, the actors and the tools you can mobilize. With feedback from several campus stakeholders.

The challenge of eco-responsible events.
What is responsible event management? If you still have questions, this intervention will remove the last questions! On the program, a total immersion with a collective challenge: concoct a responsible event for the startup O’Way. Your ideas are welcome!

Responsible eating on your campus
How to set up a responsible food project on your campus? From urban agriculture to collective catering.

Free and responsible lunch (1pm)

General Assembly of the network (14h-18h) – Reserved for the member associations of the REFEDD
National Meeting of Students for Sustainable Development
April 2 & 3, 2016

University of Paris VIII
2 Rue de la Liberté
93526 Saint-Denis

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  • About us
    About us

    COAL mobilizes artists and cultural actors on societal and environmental issues and accompanies the emergence of a new culture of ecology through its actions such as the COAL Prize, curating exhibitions, advising institutions and communities, European cooperation, and the animation of conferences, workshops and the first dedicated website


    COAL has been awarding the COAL Prize Art and Environment every year since 2010 and the COAL Student Prize - Culture & Diversity since 2020.

  • Projects

    Major projects linked to the major events in political ecology, in connection with natural or urban environments.

  • Artistic direction
    Artistic direction

    About fifty exhibitions throughout France, cultural actions, works in the public space, and project support to contribute to the emergence of a new culture of ecology.


    Cooperation programs on a European and international scale, support for institutions in their ecological transition through tailor-made accompaniment and training, promotion of arts and ecology issues through publications and numerous conferences and workshops.