Second Annual Animal Welfare and International Law Seminar

On the 10th of October 2018, the Regional African Law and Human Security project (RALHUS) and Lincoln Law School, UK present the Second Annual Animal Welfare and International Law Seminar.

Programme:

9:30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Duncan French, Head of Lincoln Law School, UK

9:40 SHIFTING NORMS IN WILDLIFE PROTECTION AND EFFECTIVE REGULATORY DESIGN
Steven White, Griffith University, Australia

10:30 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE FOR ANIMAL VICTIMS: RECOGNISING THE EXTENT OF WELFARE HARMS TO ANIMALS IN WILDLIFE CRIME
Amanda S Whitfort, The University of Hong Kong

11:20 COMFORT BREAK

11:40 EARTH V HUMANITY: BIODIVERSITY FOR WHOM AND BY WHOM?
Gay Morgan, The University of Waikato, New Zealand

12:30 LUNCH

13:30 ANIMAL WELFARE, BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND HUMAN WELLBEING: JOINING THE DOTS IN SOUTH AFRICAN LAW
Michael Kidd, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

14:20 WELFARE PERSPECTIVES ON TRADE IN RHINO HORN: TOWARDS CONSERVATION, SUSTAINABLE USE AND COMPASSION.
Werner Scholtz, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

15:10 COMFORT BREAK

15:30 THE INFLUENCE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE ON THE EMERGENCE OF GLOBAL ANIMAL LAW
Iyan Offor, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance, University of
Strathclyde, Glasgow

16:20 WTO LAW, THE ENVIRONMENT AND ANIMAL WELFARE
Katie Sykes, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

17:10 CLOSURE

For more information, please contact Professor Werner Scholtz wscholtz@uwc.ac.za

Feature image: Josh Gellers

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