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Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson served as president of Ireland from 1990 to 1997 and UN high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002. She is a member of the Elders, and president of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice.

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Suspending Vaccine Patents Is the Leadership the World Needs to End This Pandemic

Intellectual property rules are not sacrosanct; this is, after all, an unprecedented crisis.

Mary Robinson ·


Women are the Victims of Climate Change – and the Keys to Climate Action

Women bear severe gendered impacts of climate change but systematically lack equal representation in decision-making. That’s a problem

Mary Robinson ·


Carbon Divestment Is a Shining Example

Discarding the shares of firms that do not curb emissions shows the way forward for climate change campaigners

Mary Robinson ·

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