A Climate in Crisis: The Fight for Justice in a Warming World
A Climate in Crisis: The Fight for Justice in a Warming World
2019-12-05 13:00:00
2019-12-05 16:00:00
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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST

Sponsor: UUA International Resources: UU Office at the United Nations

Join the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office for a panel discussion on creating inclusive climate policies to marginalized and forgotten groups.  The panel features a list of speakers who represent communities at the forefront of climate change and are leaders in the movement for an equitable world.  This panel will be an interactive intergenerational event with a focus on action. Further details to follow; please mark your calendar now.

Our panelists include:

Rick Chavolla
Board of Directors Chair for American Indian Community House
Board for the NGO Committee of the UN on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

Rodrigo Alberto Carazo Zeledón​
Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations

Daphne Frias 
 UN Major Group for Youth and Children
New York State Director for March For Our Lives

Representative from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Office
14th District of New York  

Dr. Satyendra Prasad
Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations

Elham Youssefian 
 Inclusive Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor for the International Disability Alliance

Moderator: Dr. Scott Carlin 
Co-Chair for the International Day of Education for Global Citizenship
Associate Professor of Geography at Long Island University’s LIU Post
Vice-Chair, NGO DPI Executive Committee

RSVP on our Eventbrite page, and spread the word via the Facebook event.


Salvation Army Auditorium 221 E. 52nd St.
New York
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The Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission
Salvation Army Auditorium
221 E. 52nd St.
New York, NY 10022
United States

Attending Online

For more information contact international@uua.org.

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