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Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson to Speak at Montana State University Virtual Event April 8

Feb 10, 2021 - Targeted News Service
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Montana State University issued the following news:

Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson will speak at Montana State University during a virtual event set for Thursday, April 8. Robinson's talk, "Leadership and Climate Justice," is expected to focus on leadership, education and advocacy for the poor and disempowered in the world who are disproportionately threatened by climate change. Following Robinson's remarks, an interactive audience Q&A will be led by MSU President Waded Cruzado.

Robinson is known as a champion for climate justice, human rights, gender equality and corporate responsibility. She served as Ireland's first female president from 1990-97. In addition, she led The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, served as the United Nation's secretary-general's special envoy on climate justice, and authored a book, "Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future." She also served as U.N. high commissioner for human rights from 1997-2002 and co-founded the Council of Women World L...