On November 15, 11:30 am–1:00 pm Aimée Craft, assistant professor at the Faculty of Law, and Laurie Chan, Canada Research Chair in Toxicology and Environmental Health, will give a talk entitled, "Honouring the Water Walkers: Indigenous Peoples and Access to and Protection of Water".
In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, and leading up to National Wildlife Week (April 9 to15), the City invites residents to learn more about Canada’s iconic wildlife. This event includes displays by local organizations and a presentation by renowned naturalist Michael Runtz. Come celebrate our wild neighbours!
UN Environment invites you to a dialogue on the state of the environment in North America and pathways to sustainability. The event will highlight key findings from the sixth Global Environment Outlook: North American Assessment Report including progress, challenges, and proposed policy responses. The event will also include a discussion on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and reflect on effective action on climate change, renewable energy, and sustainable consumption and production.
This year's conference is taking place at Atma Jaya Catholic University in Jakarta, Indonesia from September 7-12, 2015 on the the theme of forest and Marine biodiversity. Please visit http://www.iucnael.org/en/ for additional details.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for North America is hosting a stakeholder forum at the University of Ottawa on May 26, 2015. The session will address UNEP’s contributions to the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals process. Click here to view the full programme and to register.
The Natural Step, a Canadian NGO with sustainability objectives, is offering workshops in for young people interested in environmental sustainability. This is a fantastic opportunity for students aged 19-25 who care about sustainability and want to make a difference in their community. Participants deepen their sustainability understanding, enhance their confidence as young leaders, and are empowered with the tools and support to develop and launch successful sustainability projects and social enterprises in their region (and take on leadership roles to scale-up existing opportunities).
Full title of the conference: Beyond biopiracy : What solutions for respectful relationships between researchers and indigenous peoples? - Thomas Burelli is a PhD student at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.
ENGLISH ONLY - The Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability (CELGS) is sponsoring Professor Konstantia Koutouki's presentation on the role of international law in sustainable natural resource management. Please join us february 18th at 11:30 am. For more details, please clickhere.