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Defending the Defenders: Environmental Advocates in Southeast Asia in Focus

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+7

The webinar aims to discuss the challenges and ways forward for the protection of the rights of environmental defenders.

Speakers:

– Dr Georgie Lloyd, Regional Coordinator (Asia and the Pacific) of Environmental Law and Governance, United Nations Environment Programme

– Dr. Fran Lambrick, Co-Founder, NOT1MORE

– Lia Alonzo, Secretariat, Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders

– Nick Bull, Defenders Program Manager, Earthrights International

Special Intervention: Prof. Ben Boer.

The webinar aims to gather concerned stakeholders to discuss challenges and ways forward for the protection of the rights of environmental defenders. The event is intended to be a platform to build action for the protection of environmental defenders across the region. Specifically, the event seeks: :

  • To present the threats, challenges and issues, as well as current and future initiatives to protect the rights of environmental defenders in Southeast Asia, including in the context of SDG 16;
  • To review previous recommendations and solutions to address these issues;
  • To support the work being done by APNED, UNEP and EarthRights International.

Register:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/defending-the-defenders-environmental-advocates-i-tickets-148872518711?mc_cid=43e388a110&mc_eid=5738c6e40d

 

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+7

Organizers

UNEP
EarthRights International