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Mary Robinson's Plenary at RIA international affairs conference, 'The global politics of climate emergency'

30 April 2020

Mary Robinson MRIA provided the Plenary at this year's annual international affairs conference on 29 April 2020.

Watch Mary Robinson’s plenary chaired by Kevin O’Sullivan at this year’s international affairs conference ‘The global politics of climate change’. She dedicated her lecture, ‘The climate crisis requires a response based on justice’ to Eavan Boland. Mary Robinson addresses inequality, social justice and transitioning for change to come back to climate crisis post COVID-19 ‘more resilient and more humane’. She identifies that ‘Our challenge is to build back better’.

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