Exploring Community Work and Human Rights Approaches to Climate Action

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Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

16-22 Green Street

D07 CR20 Dublin 7

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Ireland has declared a climate and biodiversity emergency.

Sustainable, Inclusive and Empowered Communities, the new strategy to support the community and voluntary sectors in Ireland, includes an objective to support community development and local development to engage with Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies.

There is an increasing awareness of the importance of awareness and action at community level.

Join us to explore community work and human rights approaches to Climate Action.

Speakers will include:

  • John Sweeney, Emeritus Prof of Geography, Maynooth University and international expert on Climate Change

  • Niamh Garvey, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Trócaire

  • Oisín Coughlan, Director, Friends of the Earth

  • Sadhbh O'Neill, Climate Advocate and PhD Candidate, UCD

  • Eddie Mitchell, Anti-Fracking Campaigner & Love Leitrim Spokesperson

  • Paul Geraghty, Dept of Rural and Community Development

  • Ann Irwin, Community Work Ireland

The seminar will be followed by the CWI Annual General Meeting.

The seminar is free of charge but places are limited and early registration is advised.

Participation Welcome!

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Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

16-22 Green Street

D07 CR20 Dublin 7

Ireland

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