PWIAS Scholars Participate in Livestream Panels at COP27

November 11, 2022

A number of PWIAS scholars and associates are attending COP27 this year, including Wall Scholar Pasang Yangjee Sherpa, Wall International Indigenous Scholar, Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Interim Director Vanessa Andreotti and Wall Fellow Veronica Relano-Ecija.

Panels & Livestreams

Panel: Indigenous Knowledge in Global Climate Science, Policy, and Action
Monday, November 14, 11pm (PST)
Wall International Indigenous Scholar Chief Ninawa is the first speaker on this panel hosted by the US Pavilion. Recording available here.
Other panelists include:

  • Brenda Mallory, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)
  • Jade Begay, Climate Justice Campaign Director, NDN Collective
  • Sherilee Harper, Canada Research Chair in Climate Change and Health, and Associate Professor in the School of Public Health, at the University of Alberta, and IPCC Lead Author
  • Hindou Ibrahim, Coordinator of Indigenous Women and Peoples Association of Chad, Ch-Chair of United Nations International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change

Panel: Climate Conversations
Tuesday, November 15, 3am (PST)
Wall Scholar, Pasang Yangjee Sherpa joins this panel as an expert on Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change. Hosted by the US Pavilion. Livestream and recording here.

COP27 Live
Tuesday, November 15, 12pm-1:30pm (PST)
Join UBC student and faculty delegates on-the-ground at COP27 in conversation with CBC News climate journalist Lisa Johnson for an inside view of the negotiations, discussions, and emotions of the conference. Hosted by UBC Sustainability. Register and more info.

Official COP27 Side Event: Curbing Crisis and Enabling Implementation: The Role of Criminal Law
Thursday, November 17, 3am (PST)
Chief Ninawa joins this panel hosted by Stop Ecocide International, and hosted by Republic of Vanuatu, Stop Ecocide Foundation and Planete Amazone.
Register for livestream here.

Recordings will be made available after the events.