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Ratifying the Escazú Agreement: Women for Human Rights & The Defense of Nature

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September 23, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Add to Calendar September 23, 2020 2:00 pm September 23, 2020 3:00 pm America/New_York Ratifying the Escazú Agreement: Women for Human Rights & The Defense of Nature

Durante el foro se brindarán servicios de traducción simultánea en español e inglés. Spanish and English simultaneous translation services will be provided during the forum.

Please be invited to join The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International and Reacción Climática for this online forum to learn about the innovative Escazú Agreement, and how you can advocate for the ratification and full implementation of this vital piece of legislation that can protect land defenders and Mother Earth.

Speakers to date include: Patricia Gualinga, Kichwa leader from Sarayaku, Ecuador Spokeswoman for Mujeres Amazónicas Defensoras de la Selva (Ecuador); Ruth Spencer, GEF/SGP National Coordinator (Antigua and Barbuda); H.E. Ms. Patricia Madrigal Cordero, Ex-Vice-minister of Environment (Republic of Costa Rica); Ana Llácer, Journalist, Filmmaker & Environmental Activist (Spain & USA); Carmen Capriles, Founder of Reacción Climática, WECAN Coordinator for Latin America (Bolivia); Paloma Costa (Brazil); with facilitation and comments by Osprey Orielle Lake Executive Director of WECAN International (USA).

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Durante el foro se brindarán servicios de traducción simultánea en español e inglés. Spanish and English simultaneous translation services will be provided during the forum.

Please be invited to join The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International and Reacción Climática for this online forum to learn about the innovative Escazú Agreement, and how you can advocate for the ratification and full implementation of this vital piece of legislation that can protect land defenders and Mother Earth.

Speakers to date include: Patricia Gualinga, Kichwa leader from Sarayaku, Ecuador Spokeswoman for Mujeres Amazónicas Defensoras de la Selva (Ecuador); Ruth Spencer, GEF/SGP National Coordinator (Antigua and Barbuda); H.E. Ms. Patricia Madrigal Cordero, Ex-Vice-minister of Environment (Republic of Costa Rica); Ana Llácer, Journalist, Filmmaker & Environmental Activist (Spain & USA); Carmen Capriles, Founder of Reacción Climática, WECAN Coordinator for Latin America (Bolivia); Paloma Costa (Brazil); with facilitation and comments by Osprey Orielle Lake Executive Director of WECAN International (USA).

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