Tue, Feb 16|
From the Grassroots to the Courts: how criminalizing ecocide could benefit land defenders
Co-hosted by RAVENTrust and Stop Ecocide Canada,
Time & Location
Feb 16, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM EST
About the Event
- Molly Wickham, spokesperson for the Wet'suwet'en
- Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, lead voice to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
- Melissa Mollen Dupuis, co-founder of the Quebec branch of the Idle No More movement and current Boreal campaigner for the David Suzuki Foundation.
- Louise Romain, International grassroots outreach for Stop Ecocide international
Moderated by Suzanne Dhaliwal, climate justice creative, campaigner, researcher, lecturer in environmental justice and trainer in creative strategies for decolonisation.
Donate here to sponsor this series: https://www.gofundme.com/f/sponsor-indigenous-webinar-series
*** The shared vision for this series is to provide a space for Indigenous and non-Indigenous legal scholars and activists to unpack the potential (and the pitfalls) of this emerging instrument, an international crime of ecocide.