Climate Justice in the Caribbean

Event Date(s): 30/03/2022

Through a collaboration with the Open Society University Network’s (OSUN) Global Teach-In webinar series, The UWI will host a conversation on the key issues facing the Caribbean and the need for Climate Justice on March 30 at 10 a.m.

The Global Teach-In initiative has designated March 30 for universities and organisations worldwide to lead events focused on ambitious but feasible solutions in their regions to help solve climate change by 2030, as part of a massive grassroots effort.

The UWI-organised event aptly titled, Climate Justice in the Caribbean includes a feature presentation by Professor Raphael Heffron, Dean of the Faculty of Law, The UWI St Augustine Campus.

Join the conversation live via www.uwitv.org and Facebook live.

Speakers in the panel discussion which follows Professor Heffron’s presentation include discussants:

  • Dr. James Fletcher, Former Energy Minister of Saint Lucia and Founder and Managing Director, SOLORICON Ltd.
  • Dr. Emily Dick-Forde, Acting Deputy Principal, The UWI Open Campus
  • Ms. Jhannel Tomlinson, PhD Candidate and Member, Caribbean Youth Environment Network (Jamaica Chapter) and GIRLSCARE Jamaica

Remarks will also be delivered by Dr. Stacy Richards Kennedy, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Affairs, The UWI and Ms. Yamide Dagnet, Global Director, Climate Justice, Open Society Foundations.

Open to: | General Public |