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Media Release: Nick McKim to push for an “I-20” at global conference in Korea

Nick McKim 29 Sep 2015

Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania Nick McKim will today depart for Jeju, Korea to deliver the keynote address at a conference that will lay the groundwork for an “Island 20” to parallel the G20.

Senator McKim said an “I-20” would help islands to be included in important economic decisions. 

“In many ways, islands are the canaries in the coal mine for problems that the world faces in the 21st Century,” Senator McKim said.

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About Nick McKim

Nick McKim 18 Sep 2015

Tasmanian Senator Nick McKim is a passionate advocate for Tasmania’s people, environment and economy.

He was first elected to the Tasmanian parliament in 2002, and represented the electorate of Franklin in the House of Assembly for 13 years, leading the Tasmanian between 2008 and 2014.

In 2010 Nick became Australia’s first Greens Minister, with portfolios including Education and Skills, Corrections and Consumer Protection, Sustainable Transport, Climate Change and Aboriginal Affairs.

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