Dai Qing and Beijing's water crisis

Beijing’s Water Crisis: Environment, Civil Engagement and Their International Relevance

(October 18, 2010) Dai Qing, a Probe International fellow and one of China’s most famous activists and journalists, will be speaking at the University of Victoria on November 5, 2010. Read the details below.

November 5, 2010 – 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Hickman Building, Room 105
Victoria, British Columbia

CAPI is very pleased to welcome author and activist, Dai Qing, to the University of Victoria campus.  Dai Qing is the leading voice of the environmental movement in China. As a journalist in Beijing in the 1980s, she was a major critic of the Three Gorges Dam project, and since then has become engaged in a broad range of environmental issues in China from climate change to water resource management and civil education. Dai Qing has been recognized internationally for her tireless work on these pressing global issues, and is considered one of the most recognized Chinese writers and activists of the past century.

This lecture is presented with generous support from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions and is free and open to the public.

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