02 Feb 2022
This session of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding, convened by the Geneva Environment Network, will discuss how synergies within the International Geneva community can be reinforced and developed to support environmental peacebuilding.
About the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding
The Second International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding will take place in Geneva from 1 to 4 February 2022 (online). The Environmental Peacebuilding Association (EnPAx) is convening the conference in partnership with the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP) of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, the Geneva Water Hub, the University of Geneva and the United Nations Environment Programme.
The Conference will feature five themes that draw attention to key environmental peacebuilding issues and their important interlinkages in the particular context of peace and conflict: Building the Evidence Base, Public Health, Business and Market, Rights and Justice, and Climate Change. It includes 5 training sessions, and 65+ panels and roundtables, with 100+ experts from 50+ countries. In addition to traditional panels and a poster session, the conference is highlighting a diversity of tools and approaches, with a photographic exhibition, networking lunches (for women and for mentors/mentees), a resume review workshop, and other dynamic sessions.
About this Session
The Geneva Environment Network and partners will host an event to showcase the contribution of International Geneva as a global hub of environmental governance to the field of peacebuilding. Gathering a large pool of expertise on both environment- and conflict-related issues, organizations in Geneva can indeed play an important role in promoting environmental peacebuilding and exploring the interlinkages with other workstreams. Invited experts will discuss how synergies within the International Geneva community can be reinforced and developed to support environmental peacebuilding.
Registration is open for the Second International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding.