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EventsToronto: Dispatches from the Frontlines of a Conflict Caused by Climate Change

November 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Development and Peace-Caritas Canada and the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University present the launch of Social Action Nigeria’s latest report, “Boiling Over: Global Warming, Hunger and Violence in the Lake Chad Basin”. ‘

Understand how climate change, by drying up Lake Chad, is fuelling hunger, displacement and extremism

The launch will be followed by a panel discussion.

Moderator:

  • Anna Zalik, Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University

Panelists:

  • Isaac ‘Asume’ Osuoka, Director, Social Action, Nigeria, and visiting scholar, Environmental Studies, York University
  • Victoria Filibus, displaced mother of nine, widowed victim of Boko Haram violence from Gwoza, Borno State, Nigeria
  • Kelly Di Domenico, Director, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada
  • Geneviève Talbot, former Programme Officer for Nigeria, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada

 


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