Normandy Chair for Peace – Making peace with Nature – Mohonk Day 3

An International Peace Conference at the Mohonk Mountain House
In Cooperation with
The International Council of Environmental Law
And the Global Center for Environmental Law of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

18-21 April at Mohonk

UNEP Report “Making Peace with Nature”


Wednesday, April 20th

  • 10:00 – 12 :30  – Enlisting an historic moment (3-4 June 2022) : The 50th Anniversary of the UN 1972 Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment  and 30th Anniversary of the 1992 Rio « Earth Summit » & Rio Declaration & Agenda 21
    • Drawaing upon Lessons from the UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Preparedness & Response
    • Moving beyond incremental change to transformative change, using the Political Declaration adopted at the Special Session in Nairobi,  3 March 2022,  of the UN Environment Assembly  (UNEP/EA.SS.1/4 8 March 2022 : « Encourages the meaningful engagement of all relevant stakeholders, including Indigenous peoples and local communities » in UNEP  
    • Deploying the NCP & CIDCE « Legal Indicators » & the UN SDG Indicators – Demonstrating how a « business as usual » approach has failed 
    • What sort of « side-event » should ICEL and NCP convene, with others, at the UNGA 77th Session ? What are the priority topics to share, as an agenda for implementing the Human Right to the Environment and attaining the SDGs ?  What is attainable by 2030 ?

Lunch Break – Informal discussions among participants

  • 14:00 – 15:00 – Still Not enough?  Brainstorming Beyond the horizon of « business as usual » time-frames 
    • Finding Optimistic pathways among the four future scenario models of the 2005 Millenium Ecosystem Assessment  ( )
    • Revenge of the Mad Hatter’s tea party : Have we depleted our reservoirs of time itself ? 
    • The alternative : « Good Stories » & Replicating Tony Oposa’s Recognitions
    • How the Normandy Chair for Peace is pioneering new avenus for trsnsformative change –
    • Preview of the NCP’s Earth Day Event, 22 April 2022 (Friday) at One UN Plaza, New York City

Dinner Break – Informal Discussions among participants 

Evening Program – A deeper look at multuinational coopertion in a world both « at war » and in a « war with nature » : The UN As A Forum for Mediating Ecological Transformation – « The UNEP We Want » civil society expectations  (Guided Discussion)

April 20th at Mohonk Conferences report

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