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Tue 9

August 9, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Weaponizing Climate Change and Hydro-Terrorism

Mediators Beyond Borders International

Location: Online

Weaponizing Climate Change and Hydro-Terrorism; How Environmental Crisis and Water Insecurity Bolster Violent Extremism

Farida Razaqi is a Master of Laws student and Fulbright Scholar at the State University of New York- University at Buffalo- School of Law studying Environmental and Natural Resources Law. Beginning on May 16, she will join the State University of New York- University at Buffalo School of Law Environmental Advocacy Clinic as a Program Specialist for Cultural & International Issues. Prior to this, she served as a Legal Expert at the Afghanistan Legal Research and Development Organization, leading the “Strengthening Afghan Women Judges Association Project” in Partnering with Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and Rule of Law in Kabul. She also served as Lecturer at Herat and Jami Universities in Herat. As part of her professional career, she worked as a regional coordinator with Afghans for Progressive Thinking, a youth-led organization working for peacebuilding in Afghanistan. Farida completed her Bachelor’s degree in Law and political science at Herat University