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Virtual Event via Zoom

Women for Climate Justice Leading Protection of Water

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Women for Climate Justice Leading Protection of Water
Women for Climate Justice Leading Protection of Water

Time & Location

Mar 23, 2023, 2:00 PM EDT

Virtual Event via Zoom

About the event

At this official virtual UN Side Event, grassroots women leaders, water protectors, and international policy experts, will address the impacts of climate change and destructive projects on global water, and share ongoing solutions and strategies for the protection of oceans, freshwater, rivers, and aquatic ecosystems based in a climate justice framework. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Great-Grandmother Mary Lyons | Band of Ojibwe, Ojibwe Elder, Women of Wellbriety, International, United Nations Observer on Women/Indigenous Issues, Turtle Island/USA
  • Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner | Climate Envoy for the Marshall Islands, and Poet, Performance Artist, Educator, Marshall Islands
  • Maude Barlow | Founding Member of the Council of Canadians, Co-Founder, the Blue Planet Project, Canada
  • Aurora Conley | Bad River Ojibwe, Anishinaabe Environmental Protection Alliance, Turtle Island/USA
  • Vasser Seydel | Deep Sea-mining Campaign Manager, The Oxygen Project, USA

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