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The State of the Urban Environment: How to make cities Clean, Green and Just
(22/06/21)

We are hosting a joint online event with the Environment Agency on environmental justice.

 

Global Action Plan (GAP) will be hosting a joint online event with the Environment Agency (EA) on environmental justice on Tuesday 20 July at 11am. The event will launch the EA’s latest report on the State of the Urban Environment and include a major speech from the EA’s Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan.

 

This event aims to bring together organisations from the environmental sector and beyond to discuss challenges and opportunities that exist to create cities that are clean, green and just.

 

There will be contributions from the Black Environment Network, the Women’s Environment Network, and Black and Green Ambassadors.

 

The event will:


• Launch of the EA’s ‘State of the Urban Environment’ report.
• Help create a better understanding of people’s relationship to the urban environment.
• Share and discuss the lived experience of urban inequalities.
• Identify opportunities and solutions.


Who should attend?


Race equality organisations; social justice organisations; charities representing deprived and vulnerable communities; the environmental sector; NGOs; local and national political actors in urban areas; academics working on health equity and environmental justice; universities and higher education’ NGO and community representatives from large metropolitan areas (London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool-Birkenhead and Tyneside).

 

Register Here

About the Environment Agency

 

The Environment Agency (EA) works to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. The EA is a Non-departmental Public body created by the Environment Act 1995. They are sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and accountable to parliament through the Secretary of State.

 

The EA has distinct roles as a regulator, operator and advisor predominately within England. It works to reduce flood risk; protect and enhance the environment; tackle the climate emergency and is a Category 1 Responder to disruptive emergencies affecting people and the environment.
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