Mar 7, 5am – 7 am PST | Women, Girls, and the Right to a Healthy Environment

For the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council, Dr. David Boyd (IRES/SPPGA Associate Professor, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment) is launching a report on the topic of Women, Girls and the Right to Healthy Environment. Read the report here.

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Opening Remarks

  • H.E. Anita Pipan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Slovenia
  • Adriana Quinones, Head, Human Rights and Development, UN Women in Geneva


  • Message from a girl environmental defender, Nikte’ from Guatemala (video)


  • David Boyd, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment
  • Viviana Tinoco Monge, Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica
  • Prisca, Youth representative from Rwanda (remote)
  • Stephanie Keene, International human rights lawyer
  • Soo Young Hwang, Legal Officer, UNEP


  • Diana Rizzolio, Coordinator, Geneva Environment Network

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