It’s certainly been an exciting fall for Jane! After receiving an honorary degree at University of St Andrews in Scotland, she headed to New York City to take part in the UN International Day of Peace, the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Summit, and the Humane Education Conference.
Dr. Goodall and Vandana Shiva will presented at The International Women's Earth & Climate Summit on September 20, 2013 in Suffern, NY. This Summit brought 100 global women leaders including grassroots activists, economists, scientists, businesswomen, Indigenous leaders, policy-makers, faith leaders and culture-shapers to help further a women’s climate action agenda.
Jane Goodall's message at the Education for Peace event commemorating the International Day of Peace 2013.
Last week, during her recent stop in New York, and the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit, Dr. Goodall met with Dr. Vandana Shiva and CNN's Christiane Amanpour to discuss climate change, with special emphasis on the IPCC's recent report on the impact of human activity on it. Among her other remarks, Dr. Goodall specifically discussed her passion for empowering young people, and the Jane Goodall Institute's global environmental and humanitarian youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.
Dr. Goodall Speaks on Behalf of African Elephant Conservation and Joins Call to End Poaching at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Last week Dr. Goodall attended the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) annual meeting to speak on behalf of elephant conservation and the impact of poaching on their populations. Voice of America's, Adam Phillips captured Dr. Goodall's opening remarks which introduced an announcement of new a collaboration titled, "Partnership to Save Africa's Elephants."
Click the the play button below to hear Dr. Goodall's remarks.
Press Release: President Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton Emphasize Optimism and Action on Closing Day of 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Watch how the Jane Goodall Institute uses mapping technology on mobile devices for forest monitoring and chimpanzee conservation.
Last Friday, Jane was one of 17 inspiring individuals on site to receive an honorary degree at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. The day was filled with excitement as the event marked the celebration of the university’s 600th anniversary. You can read a press release about the event here.