Olivia Lazard

Environmental peacemaking expert
A researcher and peacemaking practitioner with experience in conflict zones, Olivia Lazard knows that the fights for peace and for climate action are one and the same.

Why you should listen

Olivia Lazard focuses her efforts on systemic changes that help to rebuild ecological integrity -- the foundation for any type of security -- and to de-escalate the geopolitical tensions slowing down a collective energy transition. Her research and practice focuses on: supporting the European Union in adopting a new framework for ecological diplomacy in climate-disrupted futures; supporting the creation of a global public good regime to manage critical minerals collectively; and integrating ecological literacy and environmental regeneration in conflict resolution institutions and international security initiatives.

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