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CEDaR Training Course – Lake Habitats

Friday 2nd August
Blessingbourne Estate

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Inishowen, County Donegal – Drystone Walling

Friday 9th August
Inishowen, County Donegal
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CEDaR Training Course – Invasive Species

Wednesday 21st August
Cultra Manor, UFTM

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Getting Our Act Together: Human Rights, Our Environment & Brexit

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Green Room, The Black Box, Belfast

Justice

The current round of UK–EU negotiations is reaching the end game. The UK has committed to ensuring a ‘Green Brexit’ and upholding human rights standards as the UK withdraws from the EU.

This event is designed to cut through the jargon and bring together those committed to protecting human rights and our environment to work towards identifying the best way forward. 

We need to ensure that the highest human rights and environmental standards are maintained and fulfilled to reflect the particular circumstances of Northern Ireland, our peace settlement and our all–island environment. 

AGENDA

09.30 – 09:45  Arrival – Tea & Coffee

10:00 – 10:10  Welcome & Introductions, Kevin Hanratty (Director, Human Rights Consortium)

10:10 – 11:10  Session 1: Setting the scene Human Rights and Environmental context in NI

  • Dr Viviane Gravey
    School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, QUB
  • Dr Claire McCann
    Human Rights Officer (Rights in Practice), Human Rights Consortium
  • Anne–Marie McDevitt
    Project Manager NIEL Brexit Coalition

11:10 – 11:25  Break

11:25 – 12:20  Session 2: Protecting what we have – a call to action

  • What are common issues? Where are the substantive overlaps?
  • How might these be addressed?
  • What outputs do we want?

12:20 – 12:50  Feedback to plenary

12:50 – 1:00    Concluding Comments & Way Forward
                           Craig McGuicken, CEO NI Environment Link

1:00  Close & Lunch

To register for this event, please click here…

 

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Funded by:

CFNI

 

Cost   More Details Free
Time   More Details 9:30am – 1:00pm
Contact   More Details Connor McLean
028 9045 5770
connor@nienvironmentlink.org