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September 2020

UN General Assembly 75. Leader’s Biodiversity Summit

September 15 @ 12:00 am - September 30 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
New York New York, United States

All 193 Member States of the Organization are represented in the General Assembly, to discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues. It will have as its theme, ‘The Future We Want, the UN We Need: Reaffirming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism.’ This theme also will guide all activities, meetings and conferences organized by the United Nations in 2020, including the general debate of the UNGA’s 75th session.

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Dialogue on Implementation of the Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/40/ on environmental human rights defenders and the Geneva Roadmap

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am UTC-4

The Defending Land and Environmental Defenders Coalition invites you to attend a dialogue to discuss the Implementation of the Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/ 40/  and the Geneva Road Map with our distinguished speakers MS. MARY LAWLOR, UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS PETER BILLE LARSEN, UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA ENTENG BAUTISTA, NATIONAL COORDINATOR OF KALIKASAN PEOPLE’S NETWORK FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, PHILIPPINES The session will be held Wednesday September 30th from 10:00-11:30 EST. This session will explore…

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Webinar: Experiencias y luchas para la defensa de los derechos humanos frente al sector empresarial en la Panamazonía

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BMT

'Frente al creciente poder de las Empresas Transnacionales y las instituciones financieras, es necesario que desde la sociedad civil desarrollemos mecanismos para asegurar la debida diligencia de los derechos humanos y el cumplimiento de sus obligaciones extraterritoriales en la Pan Amazonía. Por tanto, organizaciones que motivamos la participación en el Foro Social Panamazónico (FOSPA), vemos la necesidad de fortalecer nuestras redes de solidaridad y la capacidad de reacción y movilización para contener los abusos del poder corporativo.' ¡No te pierdas…

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October 2020

Local struggles for housing rights in the context of climate change, urbanization and environmental degradation

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am UTC-5

Online event on 5 October 2020 at 15:00 - 16:30 CEST, hosted by GI-ESCR and MISEREOR: "Local struggles for housing rights in the context of climate change, urbanization and environmental degradation: How do we create “resilient” communities in the face of multiple crises, including COVID-19?" Join the discussion and hear from: Mr Balakrishnan Rajagopal, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing Mr Bimbo Fernandez, Pagtambayayong, the Philippines Ms Silvia de los Rios, Centro de Investigación, Documentación y AsesoríaPoblacional,…

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UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15)

October 15 @ 12:00 am - October 29 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
Kunming Kunming, China

Despite on-going efforts, biodiversity is deteriorating worldwide and this decline is projected to worsen with business-as- usual scenarios. The UN Biodiversity Conference will convene governments from around the world to agree a new set of goals for nature over the next decade through the Convention on Biological Diversity post 2020 framework process. The framework  sets out an ambitious plan to implement broad-based action to bring about a transformation in society’s relationship with biodiversity and to ensure that, by 2050, the…

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November 2020

Congreso Internacional de Desarrollo Sustentable y Energías Renovables – CIDSER 2020

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Veracruz, México

Convoca: ​A profesionistas, docentes, investigadores y estudiantes de Licenciatura, Maestría y Doctorado, que trabajen en pro del desarrollo sustentable y el uso de energías renovables, los días 4 y 5 de Noviembre del 2020, en la Instalaciones de “El Colegio de Veracruz”, Xalapa, Veracruz, México. Objetivo: Proveer un foro constructivo y de apoyo al desarrollo de la investigación de los diferentes sectores de la sociedad en el cual los participantes podrán presentar, discutir y defender sus ideas de investigación, proyectos en…

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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP26)

November 9 @ 12:00 am - November 20 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
Glasgow Glasgow, United Kingdom

The most important inter-governmental meeting on the climate crisis since the Paris agreement was passed in 2015. This is when the pledges countries made in 2015 will be reviewed for the first time, in a 5-year review cycle. Nations agreed to a legally binding commitment in Paris to limit global temperature rise to no more than 2C above pre-industrial levels, but also offered national pledges to cut or curb their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Those pledges are insufficient to meet…

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