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Preparing for Climate Change - Developing the Paris Rulebook

Event Details

Time: 18:00-19:30 (Registration from 17:30)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

This event discusses the current negotiations on the Paris Rulebook. After the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, this rulebook sets the stage for effective climate action at the international and national levels. The withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement will affect the negotiations and this panel will discuss the legal and political dimension of these negotiations which will take place in Bonn in the following week.


Markus Gehring, British Institute of International and Comparative Law


  • Ayman Cherkaoui , Special Advisor to the COP22 President and to the COP22 Chief Negotiator and CISDL Lead Counsel
  • Nicola Swan , IBA Task Force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights and Human Rights and International Disputes Group, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Andrea Rodgers , Climate litigator with Our Children's Trust
  • Farhana Yamin, Climate Advisor to the President of the Marshall Islands, Associate Fellow, Chatham House
  • Kate Cook, Matrix Chambers

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 2 CPD hours.

Registration and Pricing

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £40
  • Concession - £25
  • Student - £15


  • Individual - £70
  • Concession - £45
  • Student - £25

N.B. The Concession rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

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