UN Security Council event: The impact of environmental degradation on peace and security

Events

Niger plans to hold a ministerial-level open debate on the humanitarian impact of environmental degradation on peace and security. The focus will be on the Sahel region, although participants are also encouraged to broaden the geographical scope of the discussion. The President of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, the Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, Ibrahim Thiaw and Land Ambassador, artist and activist Inna Modja will brief. The event will be live at 10am EST on UNTV