United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) representative David Jensen, Head of Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding will give the keynote presentation: Environment, Poverty, & Peacebuilding: A United Nations Perspective. The event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 27th from 7:00PM-8:30PM at the Crystal Cove Auditorium as part of UC Irvine’s Peace Week (January 25th to 29th).
Keynote on Wednesday, Jan. 27th from 7:00PM to 8:30PM at Crystal Cove Auditorium
“Environment, Poverty and Peacebuilding: A United Nations Perspective”
Head of Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding
United Nations Environment Programme
Panel on Thursday, Jan. 28th from 5:00PM to 6:30PM at Crystal Cove Auditorium
“Environment, Poverty and Peacebuilding”
Holly Dunn – PhD Candidate, Political Science Department, University of Minnesota
Paivi Lujala – Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Erika Weinthal – Lee Hill Snowdon Professor of Environmental Policy, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Carl Bruch –
Senior Attorney; Co-Director, International Programs, Environmental Law Institute
Marc Levy – Deputy Director of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), a unit of The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Peace and Justice Week at UC Irvine is a student led initiative to build a more compassionate community by expanding our knowledge about peacebuilding and nonviolent practices in problem solving.
Organized by Students for Global Peacebuilding, the Center for Citizen Peacebuilding, Student Affairs, Dalai Lama Fellows, UCI’s Minor in Civic and Community Engagement, Minor in Conflict Resolution, and the Institute for International, Global & Regional Studies., these series of events will take place on January 25th-29th at UC Irvine.
All events are FREE and open to the public.
Follow the link for more information on Peace Week at UCI: http://peaceweek.weebly.com/