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The Polar Environment: Policy, Legal and Scientific Perspectives

Date: 23rd July 2014

Time: 18:00 - 19:30

Venue: Not available

Event Details

18:00-19:30 (please arrive between 17:30 and 18:00)

Defra, Nobel House, Smith Square, SW1P 2AL, Room 808


This event is only open to members of UKELA, BIICL and the GLS.

Attendance is free however advance registration is required.

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To reserve your place please email Eleanor Fletcher at

Please note that you cannot register for this event on the BIICL website.

The Government Legal Service Environment Group, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and the UK Environmental Law Association invite you to discuss:

The Polar Environment: Policy, Legal and Scientific Perspectives

The Polar Regions are of vital environmental importance, not least because of their role as a barometer for climate change and their unique biodiversity. Geopolitically and legally, however, they are truly poles apart. These three eminent speakers will give their perspectives about this fascinating topic.

Refreshments will be available


  • Jill Barrett, Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, BIICL
  • Jennifer Jackson, British Antarctic Survey
  • Jane Rumble, Head of the UK Polar Regions Department, FCO

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