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Thought-leaders and Frontline Workers in Environmental Peacebuilding: An Oral History | Dr. Dhanasree Jayaram

33:23May 10, 2024

In today’s episode of New Security Broadcast, ECSP’s Claire Doyle speaks with Dr. Dhanasree Jayaram, Program Manager at Climate Diplomacy and Assistant Professor at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in India. Dr. Jayaram describes what environmental peacebuilding looks like in the context of South Asia, how climate diplomacy connects to environmental peacebuilding, and how the field has evolved. In looking at the future of environmental peacebuilding, she also raises insights and questions that an environmental peacebuilding lens can help us consider as we push forward on climate action. 

This episode is hosted in partnership with the Environmental Peacebuilding Association, as part of a special series featuring thought-leaders and frontline workers in environmental peacebuilding. Through interviews with a range of experts, the series explores how the field of Environmental Peacebuilding first emerged and how it’s being shaped by new approaches and new voices. 

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