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Mary Robinson - interview on climate justice 2018

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Mary Robinson is the former President of Ireland and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. She has become a global advocate for climate justice, having served twice as the UN’s Special Envoy on Climate Change and is founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice. She speaks to the IBA about the challenges after the 2015 Paris Agreement, the role of business and states in reducing their carbon emissions and about the unmistakeable role of women in leading the global fight against climate change. She also talks about her concerns for future generations both sides of the Irish border as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.