Supporting environmental defenders: mobilizing the international community

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Palais Eynard - Hôtel municipal

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Supporting environmental defenders: how can the international community be mobilized?

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As a global hub of international diplomacy, how can the international community in Geneva be mobilized to help protect environmental defenders and civic spaces?

This public event combines testimonies from environmental defenders with recent academic analysis and responses from high-level representatives from International Geneva and the Mayor of Geneva.

Organizers: University of Geneva (Pôle Gouvernance de l'environnement et du développement territorial - GEDT), City of Geneva, Earthjustice

With the support of: Geneva Environment Network, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, UN Environment Programme, UN Human Rights Special Procedures, Geneva Academy, Geneva Science-Policy Interface, The Geneva Human Rights Platform, Fondation Ernest Boninchi, University of Sussex, University of British Columbia.

More information: https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/26feb2020.html

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