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Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change

Date: 2nd November 2021

Time: 14.00 - 17.00 (UK time)

Venue: Senate Room, University of Glasgow and online

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Event Details

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), global law firm Hausfeld and the University of Glasgow School of Law co-host a live and virtual COP26 event 'Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change', featuring a keynote address by Mary Robinson and climate activist Vanessa Nakate, and panel discussions focusing on the role of courts, legislators and private market participants in addressing the climate crisis.

This event builds on the discussions which took place in July at a ground-breaking global summit entitled 'Our Future in the Balance: The Role of Courts and Tribunals in Meeting the Climate Crisis', which resulted in a landmark 'Declaration' outlining the role of the law and judiciary in tackling climate change.

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Confirmed speakers include:

  • David R. Boyd, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment
  • Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School
  • Ingrid Gubbay, European Head of Human Rights and Environmental Law at Hausfeld
  • Ida Levine, Impact Investing Institute
  • Tom Riesenberg, Senior Regulatory Advisor to Ceres, Inc.
  • Christina Voigt, Professor of Law at the University of Oslo, Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), Co-chair of the Paris AgreementĀ“s Compliance and Implementation Committee

Pricing and Registration

The event will run in a hybrid format, taking place in the Senate Room of the University of Glasgow, but will also be live-streamed to a virtual audience and recorded. Please register here.

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