V prize for women in defense of peace and the environment "Wangari Maathai"
“Peace on earth depend on our ability to secure our living environment”
Entitle collaborates with the 5th edition of the Italian Prize for Women in Defense of Peace and the Environment dedicated to WANGARI MAATHAI. The prize will be presented by the Centro di Documentazione sui Conflitti Ambientali and A Sud organization next Tuesday 8 of March 2016 in Rome. The award aims to recognise and give visibility to women's civic engagement in territorial struggles for peace, rights and the environment in Italy.
5th Edition of the Prize:
This 5th edition will award 5 italian activists representing various grassroots organisations and committees involved in the defense of environment, nature, health and human rights. In particular the cases awarded are related to the continous struggle of women for the right to health, with specific attention to reproductive health, maternity and infants' health. A special Prize dedicated to late Carla Ravaioli, will be awarded to a journalist who distinguished herself in the environmental journalism field.
On the Programme
About the Ceremony:
The ceremony will be introduced by Ms. Laura Greco, president of the Association A Sud and moderated by Ms. Marica Di Pierri, president of CDCA.
- Cecilia D’Elia, Regione Lazio Presidency for Equal Opportunities and Rights
- Stefania Barca, CES, Coimbra University and Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies, Lund University, Entitle Network
- Stephanie Roth, Environmental Activists and Campaigner, Goldman Environmental Prize
- Francesca Koch, Casa Internazionale delle Donne
Date and Venue:
When: Tuesday 8th March 2016, starting at 17.30
Where: c/o Casa Internazionale delle Donne/ Via della Lungara 19, Rome (Italy)
This edition has been organized in collaboration with Casa Internazionale delle donne, Entitle political ecology network, CES - Centro de Estudos Sociais, Coimbra University and sponsored by the Camber of Deputies, the Lazio Region, the Vth edition of the Italian Prize for Women in Defense of Peace and the Environment dedicated to WANGARI MAATHAI.
Click here to download the poster of the event.