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39 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Mary Robinson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Mary Robinson, often where they are interviewed.

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39 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Mary Robinson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Mary Robinson, often where they are interviewed.

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Climate Justice with Mary Robinson

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We are thrilled to welcome Mary Robinson to our podcast Future Proof Living. The Foróige Ecollective will be joined by a variety of guests with expertise on the many topics affecting climate justice. Each of our guests is doing their bit to create a more just future for all.

- Mary Robinson served as President of Ireland from 1990-1997 becoming the first woman to hold the office and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002. (Senator for Trinity College and she is Chair of The Elders.

After leaving the UN in 2002, Mrs. Robinson formed Realizing Rights: the Ethical Globalization Initiative which came to a planned end at the end of 2010. In 2010 Mary Robinson returned to live in Ireland and set up The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, which acted as 'a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy in the struggle to secure global justice for those many victims of climate change who are usually forgotten – the poor, the disempowered and the marginalised across the world.'  Her Foundation, the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, established in 2010, came to a planned end in April 2019

Climate Justice is a reality, Mary Robinson tells the Ecollective of five layers of injustice

Developed by Susie Healy, Martin Donohoe & Sandra McIntyre
Produced by Susie Healy
With a special thanks to Daniel Whooley

Music by Ronan MCQuillan
Additional audio: Concern Worldwide
Nov 27 2020 · 47mins
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Climate Crisis with Leaf Arbuthnot ft. Mary Robinson, Hope Mwanake, Angela Minas & Orlando Anaya

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The Paris Agreement’s deadline to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030 is only 10 years away. This year began with some of the most devastating and widespread wildfires in recent history.
The consequences of the Climate Crisis also have a significant impact on human life with an estimated 50–200 million people expected to be climate change refugees by 2050.
The question of accountability and action must be raised. Is reform enough to solve the Climate Crisis or do we need a revolution?

Join our host for our second episode Leaf Arbuthnot as she discusses these issues and more with Mary Robinson, Hope Mwanake, Angela Minas & Orlando Ananya
Nov 06 2020 · 55mins

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August 23, 2020 - Coffee Hour Refill with Pastor Frank & Mary Robinson

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Sep 22 2020 · 41mins
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Mary Robinson (From The Patreon Archive): Episode 341

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Since the inception of An Irishman Abroad, Mary Robinson has been one of the most requested guests for the series. This week, the former President of Ireland and U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights joined Jarlath for a truly memorable conversation about her life and career.

With a beautiful honesty, Mary opens up about how nothing seemed out of the realms of possibility for her while growing up (9www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad.

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Jul 31 2020 · 30mins

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Featuring Mary Robinson and Hindou Ibrahim on Climate Justice, and a conversation between two young woman celebrated at this year's With and For Girls Awards

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem with a Feminist Solution - what does this actually mean? Listen in to a group of the world's leading climate change and social justice activists to discover why the collective action of women is fundamental to addressing the climate crisis. Speakers include Mary Robinson, First female President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Hindou Ibrahim, Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.

Next up is an unmissable intimate conversation between two inspiration young women working for organisations recognised at this year's With and For Girls Awards at WOW. 16-year-old Sontee Davis from Jamaica talks about her work with Eve For Life, an organisation founded in 2008 in response to a dire need for support for women and children living with or affected by HIV and AIDS. She's joined by 19-year-old Favour Chukwugolum from Nigeria's Girls Voices Initative, a nonprofit that works to educate adolescent girls and women about their rights in law. They talk about what motivated them to get into their fields, from gender based violence to witnessing the stigma of living with HIV. 

Plus, don't miss a performance by Shingai of War Drums. Shingai, the platinum-selling front woman and bassist from Noisettes, has a new album coming out very soon. Listen to more of her work here

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The WOW Podcast is created by The WOW Foundation, which exists to build, convene and sustain a global movement that believes a gender equal world is desirable, possible and urgently required. Find out more at thewowfoundation.com

The WOW Podcast is created with support from Mishcon de Reya. Produced by Alice Williams

Jul 30 2020 · 48mins
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Mary Robinson of Imagine: A Center for Coping with Loss [WPP074]

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I had such a great discussion with Mary Robinson for this episode. Mary is the founder of Imagine: A Center for Coping with Loss, which is in Mountainside and Newark, New Jersey. Mary lost her dad when she was 14 years old, and she struggled for many years after. She got into children’s grief work, she says, “to make sure other kids don't lose years of their life to unresolved grief." Mary was honored as a 2019 CNN Top 10 Hero for her work in the field of children’s grief.

Some topics Mary and I discuss include:

  • Stepping up around the house while her dad was ill and after he died;
  • Misunderstanding when her mom told her it would take a miracle for her dad to come home from the hospital;
  • The importance of using plain language when talking with kids about illness and death;
  • How she started skipping school and quitting activities after her dad died;
  • How she was in her 40s the first time someone said “tell me about your dad;”
  • Starting to get involved in children’s grief work through volunteering;
  • All about Imagine’s programs at their centers in New Jersey;
  • How grief is different from mourning;
  • Why every room at Imagine has an elephant somewhere in the décor or artwork;
  • Why she believes the world is driven by unresolved grief;
  • Why she says that the saying “time heals all wounds” is a myth;
  • Why telling your story is so important for the mourning process;
  • Her tips for widowed parents regarding Father’s Day;
  • Messages that grieving kids need to hear from the adults around them; and
  • Receiving the CNN Top 10 Hero Award from Anderson Cooper, who lost his own dad when he was just 10.

I hope you enjoy my discussion with Mary Robinson.


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Jun 17 2020 · 1hr
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Trading Thoughts with Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland

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May 12 2020 · 21mins
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Shockproofing Canada: How secure is our food supply? (Canadian Federation of Agriculture president Mary Robinson)

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture president Mary Robinson joins Down to Business host Emily Jackson to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in our food system and what lessons Canada can learn from the crisis.

Apr 16 2020 · 20mins
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Founder of Imagine NJ, Mary Robinson on #TheLITEBreakfast

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Dec 30 2019 · 13mins
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Mary Robinson at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

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While the realities of climate change are not always visible, the realisation that our grandchildren will live in troubled times can catalyse action. After becoming a grandmother, former Irish president and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson travelled the world to learn about the fight back. In her book Climate Justice, she describes the people working to overcome the threat. In a live event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 she shares her hopeful account in conversation with Ruth Wishart.
Nov 15 2019 · 56mins