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Sun, Mar 24


Theater aan het Spui

Earth at Stake: We Are Guardians

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Earth at Stake: We Are Guardians
Earth at Stake: We Are Guardians

Time & Location

Mar 24, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM GMT+1

Theater aan het Spui, Spui 187, 2511 BN Den Haag, Netherlands

About the event

Following the screening of We Are Guardians, Marieke Eyskoot will talk with director and indigenous activist Edivan Guajajara, Felix Lomans, coordinating policy officer for Climate, Biodiversity and Forests at the ministry, and Merijn van Leeuwen, WNF.

This screening is in collaboration with the ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Felix Lomans serves as team lead for forests and biodiversity at the Inclusive Green Growth Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He started his career with the ministry in 2010 and held various positions in The Hague and abroad before joining the department’s climate division in 2019. As part of his current duties, he also serves a member of the delegation of the Netherlands to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Merijn van Leeuwen is a tropical- conservation ecologist by training. He started his career doing research in the Colombian Amazon and acting as a tourist guide in the Peruvian Amazon. After this his main focus became integrating nature in development, leading him to work with NGOs, corporate sector and government in 25 countries. Since 2019 he coordinates WWF- Netherlands’ support for the Amazon and the Atlantic Forest.

Marieke Eyskoot is a sustainable lifestyle-expert, author, speaker and presenter. She has worked as a moderator for Dutch Design Week, ASN Bank, Stichting DOEN, Fairtrade International, various Ministries, Netflix and many others, and is one of the presenters of Dutch television programme BinnensteBuiten (InsideOut). Her modern guidebook This is a Good Guide – for a Sustainable Lifestyle (a bestseller with 50.000 copies of the series published worldwide) is packed with practical and positive tips on fashion, beauty, food, home and travel, which make doing good fun and reachable.

Language: English

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