Event: Defending Tomorrow

The climate crisis and threats against land and environmental defenders

On 13th August 2020, Global Witness will be hosting a panel discussion with defenders on the trends and stats released within their annual report.

This will look at the situation facing land and environmental defenders across the world, including spokespeople from the Philippines and West Africa. It will explore the landscape for activists, their role in halting climate breakdown, and how the context has accelerated because of COVID-19.

Date: Thursday 13th August 2020
Time: 9am – GMT

Other timezones:

10am – BST, London 

10am – WAT, Kinshasa

5pm – PHST, Manila

This event will be in English with no live translations. A recording will be available after the event.