Outcomes of COP25 – watch the GNHRE Webinar!

GNHRE is excited to sponsor a series of webinars on topics relating to human rights and the environment.

The first, on “The Outcomes of COP25 – Implications for the Climate Vulnerable” was moderated by Lisa Benjamin, GNHRE Regional Director for the Caribbean and Assistant Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School.

Bryce RudykMJ Mace. and Linda Siegele, provide true insiders’ perspectives on the COP and present with clarity and deep insights some of the most important issues facing negotiators and participants at the COPs. You can check it out here – The Outcomes of COP25 Zoom Webinar.

The next webinar in the series will take place on 21 April 2020, in conjunction with ELGA, the Environmental Law and Governance Association. Watch the GNHRE website for more information. All webinars are free and no registration is required.

Dina Lupin

By Dina Lupin

Dina Lupin is the Director of the GNHRE and a Lecturer at the School of Law at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdon. Dina is an affiliated researcher in the project “Giving groups a proper say”, supported by the Austrian Science Fund and hosted at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna. Dina‘s current research is on silencing and epistemic injustice in the context of consultation processes with Indigenous peoples and her latest article on this subject can be found here. In 2020, Dina’s book, “Human Dignity and the Adjudication of Environmental Rights” was published with Edward Elgar Press.

Previously Dina worked as a Post-doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law of the University of Tilburg researching civil society organisations working on sustainable development in Ethiopia. You can read more about the research project here.

Dina was awarded her PhD in 2017 by the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo. Her PhD was on the concept of human dignity in the context of environmental law and governance.

Dina completed her BA and LLB at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and her Master of Laws, with honours, at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Dina previously worked as a Senior Attorney at the Centre for Environmental Rights ( in Cape Town. At the Centre, Dina represented a range of communities and activists in their battles for more transparent, accountable environmental and water management in the mining sector. She worked on the
legal aspects of acid mine drainage, hydraulic fracturing and was
instrumental in the facilitation of a community activist network in the field of mining and environmental justice. Dina also led the Centre’s work on improving transparency in environmental governance. As a result of her work at the Centre, Dina was included in the 2013 list of 200 Young South Africans published by the Mail and Guardian .

Dina has also worked in the Mining and Natural Resources team at Webber Wentzel, a South African law firm.