Climate Change and Disasters
Climate Change and disasters go hand in hand. What does the future hold? How can we make the world a more resilient place? Find out at a public lecture by Secretary-General Petteri Taalas on 18 February, hosted by the University of Geneva.
Ciné Environment House: Our Planet
The docuseries “Our Planet” narrated by Sir David Attenborough, showcasing the world’s natural wonders, is being screened at the International Environment House on Thursdays, at lunch time. Joint us for the screening of the 4th episode, “Coastal seas“, this Thursday at 12:30, with our invited exert, Daniel KACHELRIESS, Associate Scientific Support Officer, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. #OurPlanet
Nominate a Candidate for the Right Livelihood Award
The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to “honour and support courageous people solving global problems”. Nominations for the award are open and anyone can nominate changemakers who deserve to be recognised for their outstanding work in peace, justice, and sustainability. #RightLivelihoodAward
What should I read next?
- Africa must tell the rest of the world that we are not their dumping ground. Opinion by Inger Andersen in Mail & Guardian, 13 February 2020.
- New record for Antarctic continent reported. WMO, 14 February 2020.
- Big international gathering will home in on migratory species. UNEP, 12 February 2020.
Stay tuned for additional news
Check the list below to see the list of events targeting environmental-related topics this week. Please note that the list of events and vacancies provided in our weekly newsletter is non-exhaustive. Stay tuned and follow us also on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or visit our website regularly for additional updates.
Don’t miss the public event discussing how the international community in Geneva can be mobilized to help protect environmental defenders and civic spaces, at Palais Eynard, Wednesday 26 February.