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IAIA18 Live Streaming

IAIA18 will be live streaming the following sessions and theme forums. DVR has been enabled for these live streaming broadcasts which will allow people to watch on demand:

International Finance:  THE role of independent accountability mechanisms

Friday 18 May | 09:00-10:30 South Africa (GMT +02:00) Johannesburg (View and Comment on YouTube

This session focuses on international development finance and access to independent accountability mechanisms as a means of achieving environmental and social justice. See page 16 of the IAIA18 Final Program for a complete description.


Opening plenary

Wednesday 16 May  |  13:00 - 14:30 South Africa (GMT +02:00) Johannesburg 

Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Albie Sachs "Do you have to be white to be green?"

Durban Mayor: Cllr Zandile Gumede

Department of Environmental Affairs: Dr. Bomo Edith Edna Molewa

Presentation of IAIA Global Award

Charlie Wolf Memorial Lecture: Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo

And more. See page 15 of the IAIA18 Final Program for a complete description.


Toward improved implementation of biodiversity offsets

Thursday 17 May | 09:00-10:30 South Africa (GMT +02:00) Johannesburg

Biodiversity offsetting (BO) addresses ongoing loss of biodiversity, but successful implementation is limited. This session will define the factors for this and then analyze the strengths of different offsetting systems in addressing implementation issues. The outcome will be essential success elements for BO systems to improve practice. See page 16 of the IAIA18 Final Program for a complete description.


Exploring the relationship between quality and justice

Saturday 19 May | 09:00-10:30 South Africa (GMT +02:00) Johannesburg (View and Comment on YouTube

Impact assessment is part of the checks and balances that pay heed to social and environmental justice. What role does the quality of an impact assessment play in ensuring justice? How is the quality of an impact assessment judged and by whom? See page 17 of the IAIA18 Final Program for a complete description.


 

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