Tue, Apr 21|
EL&G Webinar Series: Law at the Intersection of Human Rights and the Environment
Time & Location
Apr 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
About the Event
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Introduction to Human Rights and the Environment
Erin Daly (Chair), Director, GNHRE, Professor of Law, Delaware Law School (USA)
The Human Right to a Healthy Environment
John Knox, Former Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (2015-2018), Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law at Wake Forest University, North Carolina (USA)
The Substantive Elements of the Right to.a Healthy Environment David Boyd, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, UNOHCHR (2018-current)
Climate Displacement, Refugees and Human Rights Sumudu Atapattu, Director of Research Centers and Senior Lecturer at UW Law School (USA)
A critical perspective on human rights and the environment Dina Lupin Townsend, research consultant and visiting researcher at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa), author of Human Dignity and the Adjudication of Environmental Rights (Edward Elgar, June 2020).
Knox, J. (draft Feb 2020). Constructing the Human Right to a Healthy Environment. Annual Review of Law and Social Science.