The Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, Mr. David Boyd, is organising a virtual side event on his latest report to the UN General Assembly entitled “Human rights depend on a healthy biosphere”
on Wednesday 28 October 2020, 10:00 am EDT
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Michelle Bachelet andExecutive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Ms Inger Andersen will provide video-messages.
The panel, will be moderated by Ms. Astrid Puentes, Co-Executive Director, AIDA and composed of:
·Mr. David R. Boyd, Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
·H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Alberto Carazo Zeledón, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations in New York
·Ms. Milka Chepkorir, Environmental Justice Fellow, Natural Justice, ICCA Consortium
·Ms. Carole Excell, Director, Environmental Democracy Practice, WRI
·Ms. Musonda Mumba, Chief, Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit (TEU), UNEP
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This event is sponsored by Costa Rica, Slovenia, Switzerland and UNEP.
Kindly note that the discussion will be taking place in English and interpretation will unfortunately not be provided on this occasion.