3rd CLIMACT Seminar Series - Episode #16
Jun 5, 2023
10:00 - 11:15
Human crisis + climate crisis: How the ICRC addresses both
Throughout its 3rd series of seminars, CLIMACT and its guest speakers explored solutions to transform society to fight climate change, adapt and mitigate further impacts.
The final session will bring us in the field of humanitarian aid of a well-known international organisation. Indeed, CLIMACT is welcoming Kathrine Vad, Environment and Climate Change Adviser at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). She will present "Human crisis + climate crisis: How the ICRC addresses both".
This session is exceptionally held in a hybrid format (online and on site) in room ELA 1 on the EPFL campus, from 12:00 to 13:15. An apero "meet-and-greet" will preceed the seminar from 11:15 to 12:00.
The registration is still open!
Environment and climate change adviser at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Kathrine Vad has been working on the topic of environmental sustainability since the very start of her career. She joined the ICRC in 2017 as an environment and climate change advisor. Kathrine has been a catalyst for the ICRC's sustainability agenda, propelling it forward with her drive and dedication. Before the ICRC, Kathrine worked as an environmental management consultant and sustainability expert for governmental bodies and the private sector.