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Expert Briefing on the Rights of Nature - A Legal Revolution

November 2, 2021
11:00 - 12:30

"Expert Briefing on the Rights of Nature - A legal revolution" with Jurist, Valérie Cabanes.

Valérie is an international lawyer with an expertise in international humanitarian law and human rights law. Since 2006, she has been involved in defending the rights of indigenous people. She started a thesis in Legal Anthropology in northern Quebec with the Innu people and then became involved in the defense of their ancestral territory in the face of large hydroelectric dam projects. In 2011, she also opposed such industrial projects in the Brazilian Amazon, in particular the Belo Monte dam, by preparing reports debated in the United Nations Human Rights Council or the European Parliament. In 2013, she participated in the launch of a European citizens' initiative proposing a European directive on the crime of ecocide.

Hosted by the School of Law

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Event Organiser Details
Name Deaglan Coyle
Phone 02890973293