Event poster shows a headshot of Mary Robinson wearing a red blazer over a black shirt and pearls.

October 20, 2016

Climate Change Displacement: Finding Solutions to an Emerging Crisis

A conversation between Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland;
President of the Mary Robinson Foundation- Climate Justice; UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate and HLS Dean Martha Minow

3:00- 5:00 p.m.
Milstein West

Please join us for a conversation between Mary Robinson and Martha Minow on the topic of climate change, human rights and displacement. Ms. Robinson is formerly the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights, as well as the former UN Special Envoy on Climate Change.

This conversation is part of a three-day, mostly closed-door conference sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic examining challenges of climate change, human rights, and displacement, and efforts to address this emerging crisis in the wake of the Paris COP 21 agreement.