Thu, 24 Aug|
Climate Change in ILA Committees
Climate change presents unique challenges to the international law and governance system because it affects so many areas in diverse ways. This panel brings together experts from a wide range of ILA committees to discuss how they are addressing this cross-cutting challenge.
Time & Location
24 Aug, 16:00 GMT-4 – 25 Aug, 18:00 GMT-4
About the Event
Confirmed Expert Panelists: Andrea Bjorklund (Rule of Law and International Investment Law), Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger (Natural Resources), Brenda Gunn (Indigenous peoples rights), Mark Jewett (Monetary Law), Gabrielle Marceau (Alternative Dispute Resolution International Law), Maya Prabhu (Global Health Law), Christopher Waters (The Role of Cities in International Law), Hannah Woolaver (Use of Force: Military Assistance on Request), Oonagh Fitzgerald (Moderator).
Description: Climate change presents unique challenges to the international law and governance system because it affects so many areas in diverse ways. This panel brings together experts from a range of ILA committees (on health, Indigenous peoples’ rights, natural resources, use of force, alternative dispute settlement, cities, rule of law and investment, and monetary law) to explain how their respective committees are dealing with these complex cross-cutting climate change issues. The panelists will discuss what their areas of expertise add to understanding climate change law and governance and make observations regarding any outstanding questions.