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Panel on “Environmental Racism ” (EN)

25. March | 16:00 - 17:30

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The destruction of the world’s biodiversity and the effects of climate change are disproportionally felt by people of color living in developed and underdeveloped parts of the world. Environmental racism is connected to a continued, violent legacy of colonialism, slavery, and exploitation of land, resources, and peoples around the world.The panel on environmental racism invites speakers to discuss their perspectives on what is of the most detrimental effects of environmental racism today, what work is being done to combat environmental racism, hold systems, leaders, and companies, and communities who contribute to environmental racism accountable, and how to push for equitable, just sustainability efforts. 

Speakers:

Emilie Ferreira

Stacey Vigallon Baldwin Hills Greenhouse Program and alumnis from the program. The youth program helps urban youth have access to nature.

Bezwada Wilson, National Convenor of Safai Karmachari Andolan; against the practice of manual scavenging

Rafaela LinaBolivian Coordinator for the Southern Cone Conservation Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Details

Date:
25. March
Time:
16:00 - 17:30
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Venue

Graduate Institute Geneva (Online)
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Geneva, Geneva Switzerland
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Geneva
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Website:
https://www.sustainabilityweek.ch/geneva/