Pathways to the future: the law of next generations and the scenarios of decarbonization of the Earth

December 12, 2019 (4:15 – 8:00 pm – UC3M Puerta de Toledo Campus, Ronda de Toledo, salle 0.A.09)

Organizers: ICEL, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, UC3M and the Pascual Madoz Institute (UC3M)

4:15 – 4:20 pm: Welcome / Bienvenue Prof. Dr. Marcos Vaquer Caballería (Secretary General of UC3M / Professor of Administrative Law)

4:20 – 6:00 pm: First Panel. Law for Future Generations. Moderator: Montserrat Abad Castelos (Professor of International Public Law)

Speakers:

  • Dr. Alexandra Harrington, “Intergenerational Justice” (Fulbright Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Canada)
  • Prof. Dr. Émilie Gaillard: “COP25 and the Law for Future Generations” General Coordinator of the Normandy Chair for Peace, Normandy Region, CNRS, University of Caen -, Senior Lecturer in International Environmental Law and Human Rights, Sciences Po Rennes)
  • Prof. Dr. D. Jessica Owley: Rethinking the Environment in the Age of Climate Change with the Rise of Private Environmental Governance (Professor of Law, University of Miami)
  • Tony Oposa, “Changing History: The Normandy Chair for Peace… with the Earth” (Leader of the Normandy Chair for Peace, Normandy Region, CNRS, University of Caen)

Coffee break: 6:00 – 6:40 pm

6:40 – 8:00 pm: Second Panel. Decarbonizing the Earth Moderator: Silvia Gallart Parramón (Director of International Relations and Cooperation, UC3M)

Speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Marie Claire Cordonnier Segger, “Legal Preparedness for Climate Change” (Executive Secretary, COP25 Climate Law and Governance Initiative & Senior Director, CISDL, University of Cambridge)
  • Prof. Dr. Christina Voigt: “COP25 and the role of carbon sinks and other nature-based solutions” (Professor of Public International Law, University of Oslo, Coordinator at PluriCourts, Chair of the Climate Change Specialist Group of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, member of the IUCN Board of Directors, member of the IUCN Climate Change Task Force)

Dr. Risa Smith: “Why we need 30% : Protected Areas as Part of the Climate Change Solution” (Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, Climate Change Specialist Group)

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