Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland and current United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change, will speak at Colorado State University on Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Main Ballroom. She will present “Climate Justice and the Right to Health,” a discussion about the connection between climate justice, human rights and development.


The event is free and open to the public, but attendees must reserve tickets through Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Mary Robinson served as president of the Republic of Ireland from 1990 to 1997 and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002. She is now the president of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and a member of the Elders, a group of world leaders founded by Nelson Mandela.

The event is organized by the CSU Office of International Programs, with substantial support from The Ripple Effect, RamEvents, First National Bank, the Office of the President, Apartment Life, Residence Life, and Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement.

[Colorado State University]

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