Ecology of Peace COP28

The seminar will focus how cross sector collaboration can help understand threats and create solutions.


Ecology of Peace COP28

  • Hosted by

    Rotary International

  • Location

    COP28 Blue Zone

  • Date

    3 December 2023

  • Time

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (GST)

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Ecology of Peace focuses on cross sector collaboration for environment preservation and conflict prevention and mitigation, to accelerate resilience in communities affected by conflict and/or natural disasters.

The session will bring together leaders to examine solutions to social conflicts around conservation, resource use and activities that damage environments and ecosystems. Gathering the private sector, government sector, NGO sector, research and science, this discussion takes an integrative approach to sustainable environment and peace.


  • Sibylle Rupprecht, Rotary International & President Rotary Action Group for Peace, Switzerland
  • Gim Huay Neo, Managing Director, Centre for Nature and Climate, World Economic Forum
  • Mohamed Delwar, Rotary International Representative to International Organisations
  • Prof. Dr. Tariq Ali, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement & PartnershipsUniversity of Liverpool
  • Diane Holsdorf, Vice President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • Serge Stroobants, Director Europe & MENA Region, Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP)
  • Amanda Ellis, former UN Ambassador/ UN Security Council co-chair, Senior Director Global Partnerships at Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Eric Holsdorf, Rotary Club Geneva International