HUMAN RIGHTS FOR THE PLANET. High-level international conference -European Court of Human Rights.

How can international human rights law and the European Court of Human Rights respond to the challenge of climate change, loss of biodiversity, depletion of natural resources and chemical pollution? Joining this conference-webinar from the European Court of Human Rights, 5 October 2020 to know more about it. To register, follow this link: https://www.coe.int/fr/web/portal/human-rights-for-the-planet To participate […]

ADPF708 / Climate Fund. What to expect from Brazil’s first public hearing on climate policy?

Maria Antonia Tigre & Alex Goodman This week, on September 21 and 22, 2020, the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) will hold the country’s first public hearing on environmental and climate policy. The hearing, on Case ADPF 708 (previously ADO60), has the goal of producing an official report on the state of Brazil’s environmental policy. In calling […]

GLOBAL FORUM: RIGHTS OF NATURE AND THE RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT IN DIALOGUE.

On October 1-2, the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights, Dignity Rights International, and the Global Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law School are co-sponsoring a GLOBAL FORUM: RIGHTS OF NATURE AND THE RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT IN DIALOGUE.   This two-day Global Forum will feature experts from around the world – including Ecuador, Colombia, Australia, New Zealand, […]

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Maria Antonia Tigre

Maria Antonia Tigre is the Director of Latin America for the Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE). Through GNHRE, she has increasingly focused her efforts on human rights-based climate litigation in Latin America. She is also a coordinator of the human rights group, with a particular focus on ecological […]

MATHEMATICS, LAW, POLICY, AND CLIMATE SCIENCE. (virtual event)

Our GNHRE member Paul Harpreeti, the Dr David Mond (Department of Mathematics) and Rachel Wilkerson (Department of Statistics) at the University of Warwick organizing an event on Monday 21 Sept (10am-3pm) BST (Warwick time) on Climate Change, Attribution Science and the Law. This is an interdisciplinary effort across mathematics, law, policy, and climate science to […]