march, 2022

30mar9:00 am1:00 pmInternational Geographical Societies Gathering ahead of COP15

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International Geographical Societies Gathering ahead of COP15

Wednesday 30 March 2022, 14:00-18:00 BST (9:00–13:00 EDT)

On March 30, Paula J. Erhlich, DVM, PhD, CEO of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and Co-founder of the Half-Earth Project will join leading global geographers, conservationists, and ecologists to offer ideas and ‘provocations’ ahead of COP CBD 15. The International Geographical Societies Gathering Ahead of COP 15, hosted by the Royal Geographical Society, Royal Scottish Geographical Society, Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and International Geographical Union, is convening to share their thoughts on the ongoing post-2020 global framework negotiations, and forthcoming talks in Kunming, China later this year.

The gathering includes opening remarks by Mike Robinson of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, and guests Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, indigenous activist, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, and Yadvinder Malhi, Professor Ecosystem Science at Oxford University, among other distinguished speakers (Ibrahim and Dr. Malhi appeared alongside Dr. Ehrlich at Half-Earth Day 2021).

The event is open to the public and free with registration. RSVP to sophie.walker@rsgs.org, stating your name, role, institution, and/or society. Download the full schedule here. Dr. Ehrlich will speak at 16:15 BST.

Time

(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

The event is open to the public and free with registration. RSVP to sophie.walker@rsgs.org, stating your name, role, institution, and/or society.

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