WEBINAR: Human Rights Strategies in Climate Change Litigation – A South Asian Perspective

On 2 July 2020, the GNHRE hosted the second of its webinar series, “Human Rights Strategies in Climate Change Litigation Across the Globe”. The second webinar focused on human rights and climate change litigation in South Asia. You can watch the recording of the webinar here: Human Rights Strategies in Climate Change Litigation – South […]

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Oanta

Gabriela Oanta is an associate professor of public international law and international relations at the University of A Coruña, School of Law. Since 2008, her research has been focused on international law of the sea, Common Fisheries Policy, international and European marine environment, and business and human rights. She has written six books, several book […]

BLOG POST: ‘State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability’ by Tracy-Lynn Field (Edward Elgar publishing)

Contributed by Tracy-Lynn Field (Wits University, South Africa) “I was going to throw this out, but perhaps you might be interested in it?” It was late 2005, somewhere in Johannesburg’s leafy, northern suburbs. Grant and his wife were treating my fiancé and I to a Sunday brunch. Their two young sons buzzed around us as […]

WEBINAR SERIES: Human Rights Strategies in Climate Change Litigation

Contributed by Annalisa Savaresi In recent years, litigants around the world have increasingly tried to push the boundaries of the law, by filing test cases before national, regional and international judicial and quasi-judicial bodies to prompt state and corporate actors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, or to redress harm associated with the impacts of climate […]

WEBINAR: Law at the Intersection of Human Rights and the Environment

Contributed by Maria Antonia Tigre On April 21, 2020, the Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE) and the Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA) hosted a joint webinar on Law at the Intersection of Human Rights and the Environment. The webinar was the second in a year-long series held […]