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September 2020

San Francisco Green Film Festival

September 10 @ 12:00 am - September 20 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
San Francisco San Francisco, United States

The San Francisco Green Film Festival is the USA West Coast's leading event for films & discussions that spark green ideas and actions. We are dedicated to sharing stories from the environmental front-lines that inspire, inform, and ignite change.

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Vínculos entre la Violencia de Género y el Medio Ambiente: Cuestiones Clave y Voces desde América Latina

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-4

Únase a la UICN y a otras asociaciones en el lanzamiento de la versión en español de la investigación de AGENT y en la presentación de sus hallazgos clave sobre los vínculos entre la violencia de género y: El acceso y control de la tierra y los recursos naturales (por ejemplo, pesca, agricultura, agua y energía) Las presiones y amenazas ambientales (por ejemplo, extractivismo, cambio climático y crímenes ambientales) Las estrategias cruciales para las salvaguardas y otras intervenciones Y participe…

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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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Conociendo LANDEX: Cómo Generar Datos Centrados en las Personas e Informes Sobre ODS

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

¿PARA QUIÉN? Miembros y otras organizaciones con interés en la construcción de capacidades sobre el monitoreo de tierras y el uso de datos centrados en las personas LO QUE VAS A APRENDER Cómo funciona LANDex Cómo implementar LANDex en tu país Cómo utilizar los resultados de LANDex, incluso para los informes sobre ODS PRESENTACIONES: Zulema Burneo  - Coordinadora Regional de la ILC-ALC Eva Hershaw - Especialista de Monitore de la Tierra y Datos de ILC-Global Carla Pimentel - Comunicadora para…

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International Conference on Sustainable Development

September 21 @ 12:00 am - September 22 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
New York New York, United States

Join us in New York, USA on September 21-22 for ICSD 2020! The theme this year is “Cross-Cutting Solutions for the Decade of Action.” Please subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter to receive updates on the call for abstracts and when registration will open.

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How mining companies silence & nullify the actions of Indigenous Peoples

September 24 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5

Indigenous Peoples, Afro-Colombian Communities and peasant farmers in Colombia have taken a range of actions, including cases before the Colombian Courts in an effort to safeguard their human, cultural and environmental rights. Despite winning these cases companies manage to circumvent the implementation of the Court Orders. Indigenous, Afro-Colombian and peasant leaders take immense risks in pursuing legal cases in an effort to ensure that the rule of law functions in Colombia. The UN report that between 1 January to 23…

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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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DD Coalition – Webinar ‘Collective protection of environmental and land defenders : Lessons from Latin America and Africa’

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC-4

Register in advance for this webinar: click here After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This session of the Coalition’s virtual meeting series, aims to provide an overview of collective protection as understood around the world and share concrete examples so that Coalition members can learn from each other and develop strategies that are appropriate for their unique contexts. The attached invitation and concept note provide additional information on the background and purpose…

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