The Rights of Nature vs. Human Rights?

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join us The Humphrey School of Public Affairs for two panel discussions with leading scholars, lawyers, and activists. How have the “rights of nature” been a legal tool used to advance Indigenous and Afrodescendant rights in Ecuador, Colombia, and the United States? What lessons and strategies can we learn from Afrodescendant, Indigenous, and women’s rights activists leading environmental struggles?

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Global Mining Justice: Water, Climate, and Community Advocacy from Honduras to Minnesota

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Partnership for Participatory International Policy (P-PIP) brings together a panel of speakers to discuss the environmental and human impacts of mining, featuring Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and Humphrey School alumni Kathryn Hoffman and JT Haines – both from the Minnesota Council for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA) – with opening remarks by Dean Nisha Botchwey.

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2023 Jon Goldstein Memorial Lecture on Economics & Environmental Policy

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join the Department of Economics for a public lecture: Challenges in the Energy Transition by Catherine Hausman, an associate professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research. Attend in person on Tuesday, April 18 at 5 p.m. at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs in the Cowles Auditorium or via Zoom.

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“The Grab” Film Screening

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is showcasing a limited screening of the documentary film “The Grab” by Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite and The Center for Investigative Reporting. "The Grab" follows investigative journalist Nate Halverson and his team as they uncover the growing geopolitical conflicts behind food and water in the 21st century.

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Short Films, Big Visions: A Series on Transportation and Community

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Center for Transportation Studies and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs are co-hosting a screening of the "Community Power" series of short films produced by the Redford Center focused on the future of transportation, sustainability, and community empowerment.

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2022 Minnesota Symposium: Resilience in Development: Pathways to Multisystem Integration

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join the Institute of Child Development at the Minnesota Symposium where they will dive into multisystem, multilevel and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding and promoting resilience in the development of diverse young people! All lectures are free and open to the public!

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