5 May 2022, 08:00-10:30 (UTC-4, New York) / 14:00-16:30 (UTC+2, Paris)
Format: Virtual | Zoom
Languages: English and Russian - simultaneous translation provided
The Europe and North America Regional Multi-stakeholder Consultation took place on 5 May 2022. Participants representing a diversity of stakeholders, including youth, Indigenous Peoples, governments, and non-governmental organizations, came together to identify key messages from the region to take forward to the Stockholm+50 international meeting.
Some of the main messages highlighted by participants include:
- The need to phase out fossil fuel subsidies in order to transition away from reliance on fossil fuels towards a more sustainable world;
- Participants also called for a declaration recognizing “the rights of nature,” as well as for governments to recognize “ecocide” as an international crime;
- The need to protect environmental defenders, as well as the rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Report now available here
EN - English
RU - Russian
5 May 2022 in English
5 May 2022 in Russian