Geneva ( Switzerland ): While the Covid-19 crisis is affecting the whole of humanity in various ways, posing a far-reaching threat to human rights, it brings to light our responsibility to ensure we do not return to behaviours that leave the vast majority of the human family behind. The webinars series was held to discuss climate change and human rights from an ethical and spiritual perspective, bringing together a diversity of voices.
This series of short webinars are promoted by the Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights (comprised of the World Council of Churches, the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Franciscans International, the Lutheran World Federation, and Soka Gakkai International) on the occasion of the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council.
Panel 1 was held on the topic Human Rights, Ethics and Climate Change on Wednesday 17 June from 13:00 to 14:00 PM CET.
This first panel aimed at engaging grassroots partners, informing the general public, and proposing a spiritual perspective.
Yves Lador (Earthjustice), Tetet Nera-Lauron (Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung), Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim (Association of Peul Women and Autochthonous Peoples of Chad or AFPAT), Yeb Saño (Greenpeace Southeast Asia) and BK
Sister Jayanti (Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University) addressed the panel.
The moderator of the panel was Valeriane Bernard (Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University).
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