2018

November

  • International Conference Normandy Chair for Peace Justice, Truth and Resilience

    Crédit Agricole Conference Center Caen, France This conference, supported by the MRSH, is organized within the framework of the Normandy for Peace program initiated by the Normandy Region, with the support of the Demolombe Institute, Caen la Mer and the University of Caen, and in partnership with the Varenne University Institute. The quest for justice […]

2021

May

  • Colloquium “Transhumanism in the Age of Ameliorative Medicine” – Day 1

    Round table n° 1 – The human augmented by the ” ameliorative ” medicine : crossed glances of doctors and jurists on the transhumanism. Chairpersons: Anne-Charlotte GROS, Executive Director of the Fondation pour le droit continental and WANG Yue, Vice-Dean of the Institute of Health Law at Peking University. Morning program : • 9 a.m.: […]

2022

February

  • NCP Annual Board Meeting 2022

    Two sessions of the NCP Annual Board Meeting were held online, on February 4th, 2022, in the presence of Tony Oposa, Chair leader, and Professor Nicholas Robinson, Chair emeritus. These sessions were moderated by Emilie Gaillard, general coordinator of the Chair. All the research line leaders were present.  The first session took place from 9 […]

  • Advancing Environmental Justice

    Environmental Justice Part 1: The Renewable Rikers Prison Reclamation Project  Rebecca Bratspies tells the story of the Renewable Rikers Prison Reclamation Project, in which she and others worked to close and then convert a notorious island prison into a site for green infrastructure, including developing renewable energy, food scrap, and yard waste composting and wastewater […]

March

  • Screening Animal and film-debates

    As part of Normandurable, this Tuesday, March 1, 2022 will be screened the documentary Animal by Cyril Dion. The session will take place at 8 p.m. in the Pierre Daure amphitheater (Campus 1).This will be followed by a debate-discussion where our doctoral student Laurie Fartaria will have the opportunity to present the movement for the […]

  • Webinar 3: Requesting an ICJ Advisory Opinion on Climate Change – Roads and Bridges

    In this third webinar, we will explore the paths to the ICJ and the obstacles to overcome on the way there. In our conversations, we will also examine the importance of coalition building, campaigns, and strategies in this journey to the world’s highest court.  Discussion question: What are the paths to ICJ? What are the […]

April

  • Normandy Chair for Peace – Making peace with Nature – Mohonk Day 1

    An International Peace Conference at the Mohonk Mountain HouseIn Cooperation with The International Council of Environmental Law And the Global Center for Environmental Law of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University 18-21 April at Mohonk UNEP Report “Making Peace with Nature” Conference:  Monday, April 18th  9:30 – 12:30 Open Round-table Conference :  Acknowledgement : Lenapi […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace – Making peace with Nature – Mohonk Day 2

    An International Peace Conference at the Mohonk Mountain HouseIn Cooperation with The International Council of Environmental Law And the Global Center for Environmental Law of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University 18-21 April at Mohonk UNEP Report “Making Peace with Nature” Conference:  Tuesday, April 19th 10:00 – 13:00 –  The Rights Based […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace – Making peace with Nature – Mohonk Day 3

    An International Peace Conference at the Mohonk Mountain HouseIn Cooperation with The International Council of Environmental Law And the Global Center for Environmental Law of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University 18-21 April at Mohonk UNEP Report “Making Peace with Nature” Conference:  Wednesday, April 20th 10:00 – 12 :30  – Enlisting an historic […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace – Making peace with Nature – Mohonk Day 4

    An International Peace Conference at the Mohonk Mountain HouseIn Cooperation with The International Council of Environmental Law And the Global Center for Environmental Law of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University 18-21 April at Mohonk UNEP Report “Making Peace with Nature” Conference:  Thursday, April 21st Depart from Mohonk Mountain House for New […]

  • 21e session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones 2022 – Laurie FARTARIA

    Laurie FARTARIA, Doctorante Chaire d’excellence CNRS Normandie pour la paix (dir. E. Gaillard) et membre du CUREJ (dir. S. Pessina) pour citer cet article : L. Fartaria, « Compte-rendu de la 21ème session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones, UN Headquarters, New York City, 2022 », 25-29 avril, Chaire d’excellence Normandie pour la paix. […]

  • 21e session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones 2022 – Laurie FARTARIA

    Laurie FARTARIA, Doctorante Chaire d’excellence CNRS Normandie pour la paix (dir. E. Gaillard) et membre du CUREJ (dir. S. Pessina) pour citer cet article : L. Fartaria, « Compte-rendu de la 21ème session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones, UN Headquarters, New York City, 2022 », 25-29 avril, Chaire d’excellence Normandie pour la paix. […]

  • 21e session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones 2022 – Laurie FARTARIA

    Laurie FARTARIA, Doctorante Chaire d’excellence CNRS Normandie pour la paix (dir. E. Gaillard) et membre du CUREJ (dir. S. Pessina) pour citer cet article : L. Fartaria, « Compte-rendu de la 21ème session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones, UN Headquarters, New York City, 2022 », 25-29 avril, Chaire d’excellence Normandie pour la paix. […]

  • 21e session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones 2022 – Laurie FARTARIA

    Laurie FARTARIA, Doctorante Chaire d’excellence CNRS Normandie pour la paix (dir. E. Gaillard) et membre du CUREJ (dir. S. Pessina) pour citer cet article : L. Fartaria, « Compte-rendu de la 21ème session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones, UN Headquarters, New York City, 2022 », 25-29 avril, Chaire d’excellence Normandie pour la paix. […]

  • 21e session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones 2022 – Laurie FARTARIA

    Laurie FARTARIA, Doctorante Chaire d’excellence CNRS Normandie pour la paix (dir. E. Gaillard) et membre du CUREJ (dir. S. Pessina) pour citer cet article : L. Fartaria, « Compte-rendu de la 21ème session de l’Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones, UN Headquarters, New York City, 2022 », 25-29 avril, Chaire d’excellence Normandie pour la paix. […]

May

  • I Franco-Brazilian Colloquium on International Peace and Sustainability Law

    The Group of Advanced Studies on Environment and Economy in International Law – EMAE, together with the Research Group on Environmental Law and Political Ecology in the Risk Society of the Federal University of Santa Catarina – GPDA, invite you to the I Franco-Brazilian Symposium on International Law for Peace and Sustainability. It will take […]

  • One planet, one health: advocating for a convention on pandemics

    In December 2021, an intergovernmental negotiating group was set up within the World Health Organization to draft and negotiate a convention or other international instrument on pandemics. In view of this process, the International Center for Comparative Environmental Law (CIDCE), an international NGO on special consultative status with the United Nations, developed a draft convention […]

  • I Franco-Brazilian Colloquium on International Peace and Sustainability Law

    The Group of Advanced Studies on Environment and Economy in International Law – EMAE, together with the Research Group on Environmental Law and Political Ecology in the Risk Society of the Federal University of Santa Catarina – GPDA, invite you to the I Franco-Brazilian Symposium on International Law for Peace and Sustainability. It will take […]

  • I Franco-Brazilian Colloquium on International Peace and Sustainability Law

    The Group of Advanced Studies on Environment and Economy in International Law – EMAE, together with the Research Group on Environmental Law and Political Ecology in the Risk Society of the Federal University of Santa Catarina – GPDA, invite you to the I Franco-Brazilian Symposium on International Law for Peace and Sustainability. It will take […]

  • Memorable meeting of rival law students to care for the sea

    Last May 21, 2022, Saturday, Tony organized another memorable meeting of representatives of long-time rival universities – Ateneo and La Salle law schools He invited the law students of Ateneo and La Salle Law Schools to his Dancing Dolphin House in Anilao, Batangas. There, he gave this presentation. Typical of his action-oriented style, after the […]

  • Calendar of peace-related events Stockholm+50

    The full calendar of peace-related events is now live and available on our landing page: https://www.ecosystemforpeace.org/stockholm50. 30 May, 13-18h – Symposium on the law for security and sustainable development Why Stockholm+50? The two goals of our participation in Stockholm+50 are: To see language around peace or conflict sensitivity in any final summary document or report of […]

  • Calendar of peace-related events Stockholm+50

    The full calendar of peace-related events is now live and available on our landing page: https://www.ecosystemforpeace.org/stockholm50. 31 May, 8.30-12h– Making peace with nature: Environmental peacebuilding for sustainable development Why Stockholm+50? The two goals of our participation in Stockholm+50 are: To see language around peace or conflict sensitivity in any final summary document or report of the […]

  • Making peace with nature environmental peacebuilding for sustainable development

    Join us for a half-day event on environmental peacebuilding: In 2022, the global community will mark 50 years since the 1972 United Nations Conference on Human Environment in Stockholm, gathering together at the “Stockholm+50” International Meeting led by the governments of Sweden and Kenya. The Conference poses an opportunity to make new bold steps by […]

June

  • In-house conference – Normandy Chair for Peace – June 1 afternoon

    On June 1st 2022 at the Nobis Hotel in Stockholm, the Normandy Chair for Peace (NCP) organized a consultation of experts in international law and public policy, on the eve of the launch of Stockholm+50 organized by the United Nations. The event, entitled “Making Peace with Nature: a consultation on fulfilling the promise of Environmental […]

  • Conference CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CLIMATE, PEACE AND HUMAN SECURITY

    An Intergenerational Dialogue was held in the Swedish Parliament on Wednesday June 1st from 9:30 am to 11 am, on the margins of the Stockholm+50 International Conference. The event was hosted by former German Bundestag member Doris WAGNER and Swedish MEP Elisabeth BJÖRNSDOTTER RAHM. It was co-sponsored by the Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament […]

  • Making peace with nature – a consultation on international law

    The full calendar of peace-related events is now live and available on our landing page: https://www.ecosystemforpeace.org/stockholm50. 1 June – People’s Forum The NCP has programmed a small Consultation of international law and policy experts being convened on June 1, 2022, in Stockholm, Sweden, on the eve of the United Nations Stockholm+50 Meeting.This meeting will take place […]

  • Article WYCJ – Stockholm +50 Event

    Stockholm+50, which took place on the 2nd and the 3rd of June in the capital city of Sweden, commemorated the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and celebrated 50 years of global environmental action. By recognizing the importance of multilateralism in tackling the Earth’s triple planetary crisis – climate, nature, and pollution – […]

  • Calendar of peace-related events Stockholm+50

    The full calendar of peace-related events is now live and available on our landing page: https://www.ecosystemforpeace.org/stockholm50. 2 June, 11h30-12h45 – Improving sustainable development by integrating peace: Approaches, tools, and lessons from environmental peacebuilding (Official side event ) Why Stockholm+50? The two goals of our participation in Stockholm+50 are: To see language around peace or conflict sensitivity […]

  • Calendar of peace-related events Stockholm+50

    The full calendar of peace-related events is now live and available on our landing page: https://www.ecosystemforpeace.org/stockholm50. 3 June, 13-14h15 – Environmental crises as humanitarian crises (Official side event) 3 June, 17h15-18h30 – Environment of Peace: Securing a just and peaceful transition in a new era of risk (Official side event) Why Stockholm+50? The two goals of […]

  • WYCJ participation at the Stockholm +50 Event

    Day 2 On Friday 3rd of June, for the second and last session of the event, the day began with a strong start: a meeting with Ambassador Olof Skoog, Head of the EU delegation at the UN. He seemed not to be well-informed about the AO procedure and impact, so our conversation began with a […]

  • UN world environment day

    On June 5, UN World Environment Day, also the third anniversary of the Normandy Chair for Peace, Tony organized another momentous meeting in his Dancing Dolphin House. This time itw as a meeting of concerned citizens and long-time fellow caretakers of the Earth. Some of them now have high-ranking positions. Together, they pledged to help […]

  • Inputs of the Stockholm Conference +50

    Thank you for inviting Joshua Cooper to ThinkTech Hawaii to speak with various members of the Normandy Chair for Peace: Professor David Forman, Alyn Ware, Emilie Gaillard, and Jule Schnakenberg who discussed with an inspiring circle of guests how the #ICJAO initiative can strengthen global action on climate change and contribute to global environmental public […]

  • VI international congress on sustainable territories

    FREE ONLINE EVENT Taking into account, at the international level, the Stockholm+50 Conference, as well as the evolution perspectives of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the performance of its Environmental Assembly, and, at the national level, the current position and possible change of the Brazilian government, starting from the result of the presidential […]

  • Good Stories Recognition of the Manila Bay Heroes

    Last June 14, Tuesday, a unique recognition event happened. This was to shine the spotlight of good stories of ordinary on-the-ground workers who have been helping to clean up Manila Bay. It was held upon the initiative of the Leader of the Normandy Chair for Peace in cooperation with the Philippine Department of Environment, and […]

  • Symposium – Innovation for Sustainability

    June 15, 2022 Format hybride : In person: Chapel of the “Colégio da Trindade” Online (on zoom platform) Program 2:00 PM – PRESENTATION – LEGAL ECO-INNOVATION: how, who and why do it? Alexandra Aragão – Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, researcher at the Legal Institute Grace Ladeira Garbaccio – […]

July

September

  • Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School – #Day1

    General background on the historical necessity to develop Laws protecting Future Generations To officially open the NCP International Summer School, we had welcoming words from institutions holding the Normandy Chair for Peace. They spoke about the importance of organizing such events in order to enrich the values espoused by the Region of Normandy. Their words […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School – #Day2

    Rights of future generations: from declarations to processes of metamorphosis of Human Rights systems Theoretical Approaches–the need for transgenerational principles and rights On Day 2 of the summer school, Prof. Emilie Gaillard and Prof. David Forman welcomed the participants and resumed the conversation on the importance of legal foundations supporting the rights of future generations. […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School – #Day3

    Restoring justice by making Peace with the Earth: the necessary dialogue with indigenous people Reconciliation between Earth and Mankind We started the day with an interesting presentation on the rights of Indigenous Peoples by Kenneth Deer, Mohawk Nation Leader. He shared the history of the Iroquois Confederacy and the people of Haudenosaunee, including the challenges […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School – #Day4

    From the universal scale to the Normandy Region: ensuring the promotion of Peace with the Earth Climate Justice, peace and security in the 21st century and the WYCJ campaign. We are honored to have the Hon. Odo Tevi, Ambassador of Vanuatu to the United Nations, address our student-participants on the final day of the summer […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School – #Day5

    Model United Nations : Peace, climate, human security and rights of future generations The Meta MUN or Model United Nations is a powerful simulation of the actual procedure during a United Nations General Assembly. The participants represented different countries and got together to discuss solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. For our […]

  • Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School

    The CNRS Normandy Chair for Peace invites you to participate in the * NCP Summer School.*The NCP Summer School will take place from September 1st to 5th, 2022 at the University of Caen (Normandy, France). It will be followed by 1 day of discovery of Normandy and its history on September 6th. During these days, students from various […]

  • Intergenerational dialogues with representatives of indigenous peoples

    On September 23rd, 2022, Leslie Cloud and Laurie Fartaria of the Normandy Chair for Peace had the pleasure of dialoguing with Dijon Koemapu and Léon Ribas, both members of the Mulokot Foundation, which works on Wayana land in Suriname.  This rich meeting, which benefited from a Wayana-French translation by Marciano, allowed us to learn more […]

  • Intergenerational dialogues with representatives of indigenous peoples

    On September 23 at 5:00 p.m., a meeting will be held as part of the Intergenerational Dialogues with representatives of Aboriginal peoples With Léon Ribas and Dijon Koemapu Discussants: Leslie Cloud: Head of the Indigenous Peoples Line of the Normandy Chair for Peace Laurie Fartaria: Doctoral student, Normandy Chair for Peace By videoconference – On […]

  • UPEACE Academic session & 34th session of the council of the university for peace

    Members of the UPEACE Council, the UPEACE Peace Commission, as well as partners and special guests participated in the meetings and planning of the 34th session of the #UPEACE Council in Geneva from 28-30 September. Several sessions were held at the launch of the White Paper on Illicit Economies and Organized Crime in Africa, a […]

October

  • Oslo (3rd) International Conference on Environmental Law

    “The Transformative Power of Law: Meeting Global Environmental Challenges” University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 25, Oslo, Norway October 3-6, 2022 IUCN’s Global Commission on Environmental Law hosted a conference at the University of Oslo to reflect on the importance of law for the critical decade. The year 2022 marks several important […]

  • Indigenous participation in land management

    Friday, October 712:00 – 1:00PM (HST) on Zoom Join us as we discuss the importance of Indigenous participation in conservation, what collaborative management looks like in practice, and what further steps we need to take in the name of Indigenous and environmental justice .

  • Intergenerational dialogues with representatives of indigenous peoples

    With the participation of Amina Amharech Born in El Hajeb, in the Moroccan Middle Atlas, Amina Amharech is a teacher, painter and poet she is a committed Amazigh activist. A 2018 OHCHR Indigenous Representatives Program Fellow, she advocates for the land, cultural, identity and linguistic rights of Amazighs and indigenous people in general. Founding member […]

  • Meeting Amina Amharech, from the Amazigh people

    On October 14th, 2022, as part of its cycle of intergenerational meetings, the Normandy Chair for Peace had the honour and pleasure of speaking with Ms. Amina Amharech about the Amazigh people. Amina Amharech is an Amazigh woman from Morocco. She is a teacher, painter and poet. Her publications include two collections of poetry, […]

  • Lecture at Haub Law School, Pace University – International Environmental Law Class

    Pace I Haub Environmental Law was thrilled to welcome Prof Gaillard & Prof Oposa during the United Nations Day to learn how to compile and file your “Petition to Preserve the Evidence” and for the presentation of “Innovative Legal Actions to Make Peace with Nature. Haub Law Hosts International Experts and Events Inspiring Global […]

  • Historic global launch of the Good Stories Movement in New York

    Today, the Normandy Chair for Peace hosted a historic global launch of the Good Stories Movement at the Kalayaan (Freedom) Hall of the Philippine Consulate in New York City. Present in this happy event were diplomats, members of the media, the academe, judiciary, civil society, international Eco-Advocates, and more. “Maybe you and I cannot do […]

  • Nuclear disarmament, climate change and the UN Summit of the Future

    An inter-generational event during UN Disarmament Week (Oct 24-30) Governor’s Room, 2nd FloorUN Millennium Hilton Hotel, One UN Plaza, New York Co-sponsors: Aotearoa Lawyers for Peace, Basel Peace Office, Coalition for the UN We Need (C4UN), Global Alliance Sustainable Peace and Prosperity for All (GASPPA), Global Governance Innovation Network, Global Security Institute, Hiroshima Organization for […]

November

  • Future generations: why rely on tomorrow?

    As part of the multi-year exchange series Borderline: Limits in debate in the fields of science and life. A debate entitled Générations futures : pourquoi s’en remettre à demain ? was co-organized by the Mission Agrobiosciences-Inrae, in co-production with the Quai des Savoirs, on Thursday, November 3 at the Agora of the Quai des Savoirs. […]

  • Workshop “Protection of the Environment in Times of Armed Conflict – ICEL – UC3M

    It is with pleasure that we invite you to join in for the ICEL – UC3M Workshop “Protection of the Environment in Times of Armed Conflict: Assessing implications of the UN International Law Commission’s Draft Principles and related issues”, to be held at the UC3M, as an hybrid event, on next Friday, 18 November. The […]

  • Pakistan’s premier university debate on Vanuatu’s climate justice resolution

    Vanuatu’s climate justice resolution gathers wave of support from all over the world. Pakistan’s premier university @gcuniversitylhr is holding open-air / open-mic awareness debate on the resolution in collaboration with @NdyChair4future @WY4CJ. Great initiative Prof. @zaidia. Lire l’article : Open-mic debate held at GCU on ICJ Climate Justice Resolution held in GC University, Lahore […]

  • Intergenerational dialog with Margarita Vargas Lopez

    Report on the Normandy Chair for Peace’s dialog of 28 November 2022 with Margarita Vargas Lopez, Kaweskar. By Leslie Cloud and Margarita Vargas Lopez The Kawesqar are a People of southern Chile, formerly known as the nomadic People of the southern canals of Chile, who lived alongside the Yagan and Selknam Peoples. There are currently […]

December

  • Research Stop #2: The law and the challenge of transhumanism

    The IERDJ organizes on Friday, December 2nd, 2022 the second edition of its new monthly meetings around the research it supports. Entitled Arrêt sur recherche, it is a recurring monthly event designed to bring together research and the field. Come and take part in this rich and open dialogue between researchers and practitioners around a […]

  • 40th Anniversary Webinar – CIDCE and NCP – General Principles of Environmental Law

    December 12, 2022 6pm The CNRS Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace and the CIDCE are joining forces to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this institution. This time, with a webinar focusing on the legal principles of environmental law, including that relating to future generations on December 12, 2022. Four speakers will participate, each […]

  • Intergenerational dialogues with representatives of indigenous peoples – N. K. Keny

    Meeting with : N. K. Keny SUMI Indigenous Communities of Nagaland (North East India) – Social worker, activist and advocate for indigenous peoples’ rights Debate: Leslie Cloud Head of the Indigenous Peoples Line of the Normandy Chair for Peace Welcoming remarks: Emilie GAILLARD General Coordinator of the Normandy Chair for Peace December 16, 2022 | […]

  • Intergenerational dialog with N.K. Keny

    Report on the Normandy Chair for Peace’s dialog of 16 December 2022 with N.K. Keny, a defender of the rights of children, women and indigenous Peoples from the Sumi People of Nagaland. With Leslie Cloud and N.K. Keny N. K. Keny (Khekhuli Keny Nihovi) comes from the indigenous village of Alaphumi Zunheboto in the state […]

2023

January

March

  • 12-hour Inter-Regional Dialogue: Human Rights in the Face of Climate Crisis

    A youth-led initiative to bring Climate Justice to the International Court of Justice–a historic time! The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Final Draft Resolution requesting an Advisory Opinion on Climate Change from the International Court of Justice has been formally released by the Government of Vanuatu. 105 UN member states have co-sponsored the resolution. Co-sponsorship is […]

April

  • Transitional justice as a way to secure the rights of indigenous peoples?

    A dialog between representatives of indigenous organizations from Burundi, Mali, Guatemala and Colombia Webinar 21 april 2023 15h-17h (UTC) (9h-11h au Guatemala; 10h-12h en Colombie; 11h-13h à New York; 15-17h au Mali; 17h-19h en France métropolitaine et au Burundi) Avec traduction simultanée anglais / français / espagnol Rencontre avec :  MAGALIE BESSE Docteure en droit public, experte en […]

  • Holistic Conceptions of Health in Indigenous Wisdom and Law

    A side event of the Normandy Chair of Peace within the framework of the 22nd session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Holistic Conceptions of Health in Indigenous Wisdom and Law On 25th april 2023 13h15-14h30 in New York (UTC -4) (19h15-20h30 in France / Paris) Hybrid event Place, CR 4 – […]

May

  • The ICJ case on Climate Change : How to influence the hearings

    A webinar organized by Normandy Chair for Peace and World’s Youth for Climate Justice Monday May 22, 2023 – online Session 1: Timed for Asia and the Pacific Delhi: 10:30 / Bangkok 12:00 / Tokyo 14:00 / Wellington 17:00 Simultaneous translation in English and French Register for session 2 Mexico 9:00 / New York 11:00 […]

June

  • Transterre symposium

    The Transterre symposium, organized under the scientific responsibility of Emilie GAILLARD, Bénédicte BEVIERE-BOYER and Amandine CAYOL in a webinar on June 26, 2023, aims to engage multidisciplinary and international reflection on the biological and technoscientific evolutions likely to disrupt the integrity of the planet and its ecosystems. The challenge of this meeting, which will bring […]

July

  • Interview with Louise Herne and Michelle Schenandoah, Haudenosaunee

    Interview with Louise Herne and Michelle Schenandoah on the centenary of Deskaheh Levi General’s visit to Geneva, the role of Haudenosaunee women in the governance of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the well-being of new generations.  By Leslie Cloud* Here are gathered the main extracts from an interview with Louise Herne and Michelle Schenandoah on July […]

  • Interview with Kenneth Deer* on the centenary of Deskaheh Levi General’s visit to Geneva

    Interview with Kenneth Deer* on the centenary of Deskaheh Levi General’s visit to Geneva, the origins of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Great law of Peace, the Peace pine and the struggle for recognition and respect for the sovereignty of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. By Leslie Cloud** Here are the main extracts from an interview with Kenneth […]

  • Interview with Deskaheh Steve Jacobs, Geneva, july 2023

    Interview with Deskaheh Steve Jacobs, on the centenary of Deskaheh Levi General’s arrival in Geneva, the workings of the Confederacy, his role and responsibilities as Deskaheh and his message for the next generations. By Leslie Cloud Here are the main extracts from an interview with Deskaheh Steve Jacobs on July 19, 2023, at the UN […]

August

  • Webinar: Peace with the biosphere: opposing scientific, political and legal forces?

    24 August 2023 from 5pm to 7pm by Prof. Gilles-Eric Seralini (University of Caen Normandy, co-director of the Risks, Quality and Sustainable Environment Unit of the MRSH) With simultaneous translation in English – Spanish – French Follow the event on Zoom: Webinar 949 1804 3411 Or on the Chair’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NormandyChairForPeace We have never […]

September

  • Closing ceremony for the Normandy Chair for Peace #D1

    1st september 2023 Région Normandie – Abbaye-aux-Dames (Auditorium) (in person and via distance learning) 8:45 am : Welcome of the participants 9:10 am Official opening 9h30 : 4 années de Chaire d’excellence Normandie pour la paix F.-X. PRIOLLAUD (Vice-President de la Région Normandie, co-fondateur du Forum mondial Normandie pour la Paix) Stage 1: a research […]

  • Closing highlight of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace

    Nous aurons la paix sur terre lorsque nous serons en paix avec la terre. From 1st to september 3rd – 2023 in Caen The Chair of Excellence is pleased to invite you to its closing event, an opportunity to take stock of 4 years of collaboration, and a firm international commitment to the advancement of […]

  • Closing ceremony for the Normandy Chair for Peace #D2

    2nd september 2023 MRSH Amphitheatre University of Caen (in person and via distance learning) Stage 2: a research of excellence with a systemic and transdisciplinary impact 9:30 – 10:15 am – Responsible legal research and innovation Dir. Alexandra ARAGAO 10:15-10:50 pm – Book Behind the scenes in environmental legal diplomacy Dir. E. GAILLARD, A. MEKOUAR […]

  • Closing ceremony for the Normandy Chair for Peace #D3

    3rd septembre 2023 Online Stage 4: the international court of justice, climate change and the rights of future generations. 2:30 – 4:00 pm : Summer University of the Normandy Chair for Peace S. SHIN, S. KASMI, A. WARE, D. FORMAN, E. GAILLARD (dir.) 4:00 – 5:30 pm: – E. GAILLARD, Scientific Director and General Coordinator […]

2022

April

  • Earth Day

    An Agenda of Research and Teaching and Capacity-Building So That For Future Generations May Live In Peace with Nature Earth Day, 22 April 2022 at The United Nations The Normandy Chair for Peace will hold a session to report to the UN on the work of the Normandy Chair for Peace, to make selected “Good […]

March

  • The Whole Life Academy Berlin

    The second edition of the Whole Life Academy takes up the archive as a space for dialogue, collective knowledge production and mobilization in the midst of current social and political upheaval. The participants of the workshop program will explore alternative archival methods and practices in relation to urgent discussions on natural and cultural ecologies, on […]

  • MatriochK Generations Festival

    MatriochK Generations Festival from March 17 to 20, 2022A festival to renew the dialogue between generations and build a common world. Faced with all the challenges we face, the social, economic, ecological and human transformations are profound. They require us to redefine together the future we want to build and pass on to the younger […]

  • IALANA Webinar – LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING AHEAD: Give Justice to Nuclear Victims!

    The debate on and arguments against nuclear wea pons have been reframed with the introduction of the concepts of humanitarian and environmental consequences of nuclear weapons. The TPNW as well as recent rulings like the Human Rights Committee General Comment No 36 on the right to life enlargedthe legal tools in the struggle against nuclear […]

February

  • Protecting Biodiversity

    Protecting Biodiversity Part 1: Oregon Natural Resources Council v. Block Neil Kagan tells the story of Oregon Natural Resources Council v. Block, part of his long legal journey enforcing federal environmental resources laws. This case eventually led to protection as “Wilderness areas” of 8 million acres of federal land across 23 states in the United […]

January

  • Litigating Climate Change

    Litigating Climate Change Part 1: Urgenda Foundation v. Netherlands Dennis van Berkel tells the story of winning Urgenda Foundation v. State of the Netherlands, the first case to establish that a government has a legal obligation to address climate change. The 2019 judgment of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ordering the Dutch Government to […]

  • Crossed views on transhumanism

    Edited by Amandine Cayol (Volume Editor) Emilie Gaillard (Volume Editor). This book is about the ubiquitous in the media, the term transhumanism requires an academic clarification. Indeed, there is not one, but several transhumanisms. The floor is given here to thinkers of various disciplines, more or less open to this current of ideas sometimes accused […]

  • ELGA Webinar

    Tuesday, 18 January, 15:00-16:30 ET (New York- 21h France) Peace & Ecological Law and Governance, co-hosted by the World Future Council A webinar of the Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA), Ecological Law, Governance, and Peace, co-hosted by the World Future Council will take place on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022, from 15:00 to 16:30 ET […]

  • Implementing Constitutional Environmental Rights

    Constitutional Environmental Rights Part 1 : Minors Oposa v. Factoran and Metro Manila Dev. Auth. v. Concerned Residents of Manila Bay Tony Oposa tells the story of Minors Oposa v. Factoran and Metro Manila Dev. Auth. v. Concerned Residents of Manila Bay, one in which he represented 43 minors to cancel timber licenses to save […]

2021

December

  • 2nd World Environmental Law Congress – A Critical Decade for Environmental Law

    2nd World Environmental Law Congress – European Regional Event A Critical Decade for Environmental Law Measuring the effectiveness of environmental law through legal indicators Paris, France; Online Thursday 16 December – Friday 17 December 2021 Legal regimes are critical to address environmental threats from pollution, biodiversity loss, and the climate crisis. Environmental laws are only […]

  • 2nd World Environmental Law Congress – A Critical Decade for Environmental Law

    2nd World Environmental Law Congress – European Regional Event A Critical Decade for Environmental Law Measuring the effectiveness of environmental law through legal indicators Paris, France; Online Thursday 16 December – Friday 17 December 2021 Legal regimes are critical to address environmental threats from pollution, biodiversity loss, and the climate crisis. Environmental laws are only […]

  • Symposium What right(s) for animals

    Opening Remarks: Part I: Historical and cultural approach to animal rights through the ages and peoples Part 2: A trans-systemic approach to animal rights to overcome terrestrial and conceptual boundaries

  • Environmental law training of law professors

    Upon the initiative of Nick Robinson, Parvez Hassan, the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, the UNEP and the ADB, the first training of law professors to teach Environmental Law was held in Singapore in 1997 and 1998. With Nick Robinson, I organized a Training the Trainers (Law Professors) course in 2004 in the Philippines. This […]

  • Transanimalism Conference: The augmented animal: between utility and protection

    PRESENTATION Working language: French – English (simultaneous translation) The search for a lasting peace with the Earth supposes to apprehend and to debate on the current and future evolutions of the animal being the object of modifications, transformations, adaptations and performances. The colloquium “The augmented animal”, organized under the scientific responsibility of B. Bévière-Boyer, A. […]

November

  • Meeting of Basel Peace Office reps with PACEY Award

    La Chaire Normandie pour la Paix a participé les 24 et 25 novembre 2021 au Basel PACEY public event, qui a réuni à Bâle les jeunes activistes pour le climat et pour la paix lauréats du prix PACEY 2021 (Peace, nuclear Abolition and Climate Engaged Youth). Au lendemain d’une COP26 dont les conclusions se sont […]

  • Meeting of Basel Peace Office reps with PACEY Award

    La Chaire Normandie pour la Paix a participé les 24 et 25 novembre 2021 au Basel PACEY public event, qui a réuni à Bâle les jeunes activistes pour le climat et pour la paix lauréats du prix PACEY 2021 (Peace, nuclear Abolition and Climate Engaged Youth). Au lendemain d’une COP26 dont les conclusions se sont […]

  • Towards a global legal framework in harmony and peace with nature

    Since 1972 when modern environmental law can be said to have had its beginnings to the present day, there have been grave threats such as climate change, biodiversity loss, rise in seal-levels, population growth, that have had negative impacts on sustainable development in all its facets: economic, social, ecological to name a few. There is […]

October

  • What right(s) for animals

    Organized under the scientific direction of Aloïse Quesne, this international and transdisciplinary colloquium is placed under the high patronage of Jean-Paul Costa, former President of the European Court of Human Rights, Honorary State Councillor and Honorary President of the René Cassin Foundation. This event will take place remotely on Friday, December 10, 2021, on International […]

  • Colloque – La dimension environnementale de l’IA au regard du droit des générations futures

    Rendez-vous le 08 Octobre 2021 Le colloque La dimension environnementale de l’IA au regard du droit des générations futures s’inscrit dans le cycle de conférences intitulé Penser le transhumanisme organisé de 2018 à 2021 sous l’égide de la Commission française de l’UNESCO. Ce cycle a permis d’organiser des auditions, des séminaires et des colloques afin […]

  • Intergenerational meeting with the Kogi people as part of the Science Festival

    5 octobre 2021 de 15h à 16h30 – Amphithéâtre de la MRSH (Université de Caen Normandie, Campus 1 – Esplanade de la Paix) A l’occasion de la Fête de la science, la Chaire Normandie pour la Paix vous convie à une rencontre intergénérationnelle avec le peuple Kogi. Nous souhaitons à cette occasion approfondir collectivement l’importance […]

September

  • Forum Normandy For Peace 2021

    Florence Aubenas, Michka Assayas, Jul, the cacique Ninawa, Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Gérard Araud… Come and meet them on September 30 and October 1 at the Normandy World Peace Forum in Caen for conferences, numerous debates, a Village for Paix, a bookstore with dedications, 4 exhibitions, concerts … La soirée soirée culturelle “La paix, à tambours battants […]

  • Screening « Terra libre »

    Cinema-Meeting Terra Libre by Gert-Peter Bruch | Documentary | 2h05min Forests, oceans, biodiversity, climate: 20 years after the Rio Earth Summit, hope is dashed. As the countdown begins, the cacique Raoni and other iconic Amazon leaders reappear, dragging their allies and the planet’s new sentry guard in their wake. Logbook, investigation, but also a historical panorama […]

  • Realizing the road sharing movement

    Another crazy idea I started early last decade is the Road Sharing Movement. The idea was to give spaces for people to walk and to ride along safe bike lanes.  It was a seemingly impossible dream in the car-centric society of the Philippines. In 2020 and 2021, I was able to persuade the concerned government […]

  • International Symposium on Environmental Law 2/2

    INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW NORMANDY CHAIR FOR PEACE IUCN WORLD COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL LAW International Symposium on Environmental Law 3 september 2021 The second day of the International Symposium on Peace with Nature opened with the theme “Renewing the foundations of rights in harmony with nature and the right of future generations”.Emilie Gaillard presented […]

  • International Symposium on Environmental Law 1/2

    Report on the first day of the international symposium on peace with nature September 2nd – Marseille – MUCEM The conference opened with a presentation by the organisers and members of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace. The first panel spoke about ecological law and ethical foundations. Klaus Bosselmann, Dr. Kathryn Gwiazdon, Patrick Blandin […]

August

  • Webinaire motion 003

    Webinaire motion 003 / August 25th at 19h CEST The Normandy Chair for Peace in alliance with Our Drawing Voices invite you a webinar about theMotion 003, which intends to establish an IUCN Climate Change Commission to protect nature from global warming beyond 1.5 degrees. The proponents of Motion 003 are IUCN member organizations from […]

  • The International Court of Justice and Climate Change

    Toward an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the legal responsibility to ensure a stable climate for future generations WEBINAR 2: WHAT QUESTION TO ASK? WHAT SOURCES OF LAW TO USE? Tuesday August 24, 2021 Session 1: 8am Paris / 12noon Dhaka/ 2pm Manila / 5pm Honiara / 8pm Honolulu Session 2: […]

  • Weaving Transitional Justice in Colombia: Land and Territorial Rights – Webinar 2

    Weaving Transitional Justice in Colombia: Land and Territorial RightsThe Colombian transitional justice system, stemming from the peace agreement signed between the Colombian state and the FARC-EP in 2016, is worth observing in several respects. The incorporation of differentiated approaches in this agreement, including ethnic, territorial and environmental approaches, is unprecedented. However, new socio-environmental conflicts have […]

  • International Symposium on Environmental Law

    INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW NORMANDY CHAIR FOR PEACE IUCN WORLD COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL LAW International Symposium on Environmental Law, 2-3 September 2021 The Normandie Chair for Peace, International Council of Environmental Law and World Commission on Environmental Law proposed to convene a symposium on environmental law on the eve of the IUCN World Conservation […]

July

  • Webinar “Peace, Environment and Nature’s Rights in the Colombian Peace Agreement

    The weaving of transitional justice and the territorial rights of indigenous peoples in Colombia In Colombia, during the negotiations between the FARC guerrillas and the government (2012-2016), indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and Rom organizations asserted themselves in order to have an “ethnic chapter” adopted in the text of the peace agreement, and to affirm their collective rights, […]

  • Peace with nature: laws for ecological resilience

    International symposium – 2 et 3 september 2021 à Marseille The Normandie Chair for Peace, International Council of Environmental Law and World Commission on Environmental Law proposed to convene a symposium on environmental law on the eve of the IUCN World Conservation Congress to focus on the new studies of NCP, especially the rights of […]

  • International Meeting of Ombudsmen and Mediators of the Francophonie (AOMF)

    Event dedicated to the rights of future generations. At the invitation of the Office of the High Commissioner for the Protection of Rights, a member of the Board of Directors of the Francophone network since 2018, the Principality hosted a major international meeting of Francophone Ombudsmen and Mediators (AOMF) on July 12 and 13. This meeting […]

June

  • Study Cycle #3: Environmental Ethics for Lawyers

    June 28 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – 3rd virtual meeting via Zoom Program: Intergenerational Justice: African Perspectives by Ernest-Marie Mbonda (Professor at the Université des Montagnes, Bangangté, Cameroon) The issue of intergenerational justice raises questions that are arguably common to all human cultures and are becoming increasingly important in contemporary ethics. This presentation focuses […]

  • #4 – Young researchers meet peacekeepers with the Earth

    Meeting with Charlotte Touzot-Fadel This meeting is organized as part of the cycle Young researchers: peacekeepers with the earth. It will take place on June 18 at 9:30 am. Charlotte TOUZOT-FADEL, Doctor of Public Law, specialized in environmental law Military activities and environmental protection There are clearly military activities that are carried out to the […]

May

  • #3 Young Researchers Meet the Earth Peacekeepers

    This meeting is organized as part of the cycle Young researchers: peacekeepers with the earth. It will take place on May 26, 2021 at 9:00 am. Meeting moderated by Émilie Gaillard, general coordinator of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace. François Huleux, Doctor of Law, graduate of the University of Paris-Saclay (France) and Laval […]

  • Study Cycle #2: Environmental Ethics for Lawyers

    May 17, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm – 2nd virtual meeting via TEAMS Under the scientific direction of Jochen SOHNLE, Professor of Public Law, UL / IRENEE ; Christophe BOURIAU, Professor of Philosophy, UL / Archives Poincaré and in partnership with the Normandy Chair for Peace and its general coordinator, Emilie GAILLARD, Associate Professor […]

  • Colloquium #1 Transhumanism in the Age of Improving Medicine – Day 2

    Morning program : 9 a.m.: Opening speeches Wei WANG, lecturer at the University of Political Science and Law of China (UPCL)Bénédicte BEVIERE-BOYER, lecturer-HDR at the University of Paris 8, Center for Legal Research of Paris 8 Human “ameliorative” medicine: authorized, limited or prohibited? Chair: Bernard BAERTSCHI, member of the Ethics Committee of INSERM and Li […]

  • Transhumanism in the era of ameliorative medicine

    The symposium “Transhumanism in the era of ameliorative medicine”, organized under the scientific responsibility of A. CAYOL, Wang WEI and Bénédicte BÉVIÈRE-BOYER, in a webinar on May 10 and 11, 2021, aims at engaging multidisciplinary and international reflections on biological and techno-scientific evolutions likely to disrupt the human condition. The challenge of this meeting, integrating […]

April

  • #2 – Encounters between young researchers and peacekeepers of the Earth

    This meeting was organized as part of the cycle Young Researchers: Keeping the Peace with the Earth. It took place on April 20 at 11:30 am French time (8:30 pm New Caledonian time). Meeting moderated by Emilie GAILLARD, general coordinator of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace. Thesis directed by Carine DAVID, Professor at […]

  • Hearings: Ombudsman for future generations. Mediation and Environmental Defense #Session3

    What protection(s) for the commons? Scientific Director: Marie-Pierre CAMPROUX-DUFFRENE & Émilie GAILLARD Chair : Stéphane PESSINA, Associate Professor in Private Law, (CUREJ, EA 4703, University of Rouen – Normandy) • 9:00 am: Catherine LE BRIS, CNRS researcher at the Institute of Legal and Philosophical Sciences of the Sorbonne (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). The protection […]

  • Study Cycle #1: Environmental Ethics for Lawyers

    April 15, 2021 from 2 to 4 pm 1st virtual meeting via TEAMS Under the scientific direction of : Jochen SOHNLE, Professor of Public Law, UL / IRENEE Christophe BOURIAU, Professor of philosophy, UL / Archives Poincaré and in partnership with the Normandy Chair for Peace and its general coordinator Emilie GAILLARD, Associate Professor of […]

  • Cycle of Intergenerational Encounters – Indigenous Peoples #2: New Caledonia

    Ms. Yolène KOTEUREU: Defender of the rights of indigenous peoples, representative of the Djubea Kapume customary council, representative of the indigenous peoples of New Caledonia at the UN in 2019 Mr. Yoan BOËWA, a small Kanak producer involved in the issues of food security and agribusiness, defender of human rights The objective of this cycle […]

  • Hearings: Ombudsman for future generations. Mediation and Environmental Defense #Session2

    For the establishment of an advocate for the rights of future generations? Scientific Directors: Émilie GAILLARD & Sandor FÜLÖP Chair: Émilie GAILLARD, General Coordinator of the CNRS Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace – 2:30 p.m. – Erin DALY, Professor of Law, Delaware Law School; Executive Director, Dignity Rights International; Co-founder, Dignity Rights Project; Director, […]

  • Hearings: Ombudsman for future generations. Mediation and Environmental Defense #Session1

    For an independent public authority? Scientific Director: Julien BÉTAILLE & Hervé Raimana LALLEMANT-MOE Chair: Michel PRIEUR, Professor Emeritus of Law, University of Limoges, President of the International Center for Comparative Environmental Law (CIDCE) • 8h50 – Welcome Normandy Chair for Peace • 9:00 am – Julien BÉTAILLE, Associate Professor at the University Toulouse 1 Capitole […]

March

  • Awareness of the leaders of the Normandy Chair for Peace with Youth

    The Chair Emeritus, Professor Nicholas ROBINSON and the leader of the Normandy Peace Chair, Tony OPOSA, participated in an online meeting with the students of the Master of Environmental Law of the University of Singapore under the direction of Professor Lin HENG. This meeting allowed to deepen the fundamental themes that animate the Chair’s axes […]

February

  • Launch of the book Legal Actions for Future Generations E. GAILLARD & D. FORMAN

    The first volume of the Normandy Chair for Peace collection has been published: Legal Actions for Future Generations (Peter Lang) co-edited by Emilie GAILLARD and David FORMAN. Launch from Hawaii on February 24, 2021 under the direction of Professor FORMAN. Another launch took place on February 19, 2021 by the Normandy Chair for Peace under […]

  • Exchanges with young researchers from Normandy

    The Normandy Chair for Peace is organizing a series of meetings with young researchers from Normandy who are keeping the peace with the earth. Our first guest was Fanny Dessainjean (Doctor of Private Law and Criminal Sciences, associate member of CUREJ): on February 22, 2021 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm This meeting was moderated by Émilie Gaillard, […]

  • Intergenerational Encounter Cycle – Indigenous Peoples #1: French Guiana

    This event is part of the Intergenerational Encounters with Indigenous Peoples series, monthly conferences for dialogue with representatives of indigenous peoples February 20, 2021 at 7 pm  Guests : Florencine EDOUARD (Ex-coordinator of the organization of Indigenous Nations of Guyana) Juan PABLO GUTIERREZ (Colombian photographer and activist, human rights defender) Organized by the students of […]

  • Launch of the first book in the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace series

    In the presence of some of the authors who participated in its writing and Emilie Gaillard. Drawing on the landmark 1993 Philippine Supreme Court case of Minors Oposa vs. Factoran, this book demonstrates how today and tomorrow legal actions can now be imagined and implemented on behalf of future generations. The book explores the philosophical, […]

  • Board Meeting #2

    Two board meetings were held online, on February 3 and 5, 2021, in the presence of Tony Oposa, Chair leader, and Professor Nicholas Robinson, Chair emeritus. These sessions were moderated by Emilie Gaillard, general coordinator of the Chair. All the research line leaders were present. After a review of past activities, the work for the […]

  • Board Meeting #1

    Two board meetings were held online, on February 3 and 5, 2021, in the presence of Tony Oposa, Chair leader, and Professor Nicholas Robinson, Chair emeritus. These sessions were moderated by Emilie Gaillard, general coordinator of the Chair. All the research line leaders were present. After a review of past activities, the work for the […]

2020

December

  • The call of the earth

    e-session – Screening Meeting December 5, 2020 at 6pm The Call of the Earth : a film by Lucas Taffin (22 mn) The Earth Call is a cry of alarm to the world from the indigenous peoples of Colombia. This country, home to 10% of the world’s flora and fauna, is also the deadliest for […]

  • International Human Rights Day

    Thursday, December 10, 2020 – 3.30 pm CET – 7 pm (French Time) Simultaneous translations French – English The event will be broadcast live on the Facebook page of the Normandy Chair for Peace : https://www.facebook.com/NormandyChairForPeace The Normandy Chair is celebrating Human Rights Day on December 10, 2020 in order to probe the processes of […]

October

  • Videos – Conference “Animal sensibility: legal approaches and transdisciplinary issues

    International conference organized under the scientific direction of Ms. Aloïse Quesne, Senior Lecturer in Private Law This international colloquium, supported by the MRSH, was organized under the aegis of the Normandy Chair for Peace, with the support of the Demolombe Institute, Caen la Mer and the University of Caen Normandy. The event was placed under […]

  • Conference supported by the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace

    Caen. A symposium on animal sensibility. How to better take into account animal sensitivity, both from an ethical and a legislative point of view. These are the issues at stake in the international colloquium to be held this Friday, October 23 at the Maison de la recherche en sciences humaines in Caen.

  • Back in pictures – 3rd Normandy World Forum for Peace

    The third edition of the World Peace Forum, organized by the Normandy Region, began on October 1 at the Abbaye aux Dames in Caen. The Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace, launched and supported by the Normandy Region and the CNRS, and supported by the MRSH (CNRS – University of Caen Normandy) was present. The […]

September

  • The Sustainable Development Meetings

    Émilie Gaillard, general coordinator of the Normandy Chair for Peace, spoke at the Sustainable Development Meetings. Round Table #3 “Sharing the Earth, Doing Justice” The idea of environmental justice has permeated the debate on sustainable development since its inception. Numerous proposals have been considered: from the creation of the crime of ecocide to the idea […]

August

  • Launch of the Good stories movement

    We change the story of the world When we change the storyline. In the presence of eminent academics such as David BOYD, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, and Mr. Andrew RAINE , member of the Legal Department of UNEP (Nairobi), Tony OPOSA officially launched the Good Stories movement.

July

  • Animal sensibility. Legal approaches and transdisciplinary issues

    Friday, October 23 at the Normandy MRSH Caen This international colloquium, supported by the MRSH, is organized under the auspices of the Normandy Chair for Peace, with the support of the Demolombe Institute, Caen la Mer and the University of Caen Normandy. This event is placed under the high patronage of Jean-Paul COSTA, President of […]

May

  • First anniversary of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace

    On June 5, 2020, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace, a first assessment was made: the progress of the educational kits project carried out by the students of the Caen campus of SCPO Rennes on the SAPARA people (ATUPAMA project), the partnership with the NGO Planète […]

  • June 6 Public Statement Launching the Vegetable Garden Movement

    Citizens and government unite to launch a campaign to create vegetable gardens throughout the Philippines. The Covid crisis now highlights our food insecurity, as food has become a commodity. In order to remedy this problem, committed citizens are trying to ensure their own basic nutritional needs. Youth leaders from the I am Climate Justice (ICJ) […]

April

March

  • Meeting with the NGO Dejusticia: a key player in the defense of the rights of future generations

    Víctor Tafur, Vanessa Daza, Claudia Pineda, Luis-Miguel Gutiérrez, Emilie Gaillard Meeting with Vanessa Daza Castillo, Colombian lawyer, coordinator of the environmental justice sector in Dejusticia. The work in this area focuses on issues such as environmental participation and specifically on the decision-making processes of extractive industries and climate change, such as deforestation, where Dejusticia promotes […]

  • Second research seminar on legal indicators

    The second seminar on legal indicators for the right of future generations will be held at the MRSH on March 30 and 31. Purpose: to carry out an experiment to test the feasibility of drafting two questionnaires intended to formulate legal indicators to assess the effectiveness of environmental law in two specific areas The research […]

February

  • Meeting with Judge Gloria Amparo Rodríguez of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP)

    By Luis-Miguel Gutiérrez et Claudia Pineda. February 18, 2020 – 5 pm Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP), Bogotá. Meeting between the Chair’s research team and Judge Gloria Amparo Rodríguez (JEP): Gloria Amparo Rodríguez, Judge of the Tribunal for Peace (Review Section), Special Jurisdiction for Peace. This meeting opens the possibility of a scientific collaboration between […]

2019

December

  • The human rights of the climate and environmental displaced

    An initiative of the International Centre for Comparative Environmental Law (ICEL), an international NGO in special consultative status with ECOSOC, accredited to the United Nations Environment Assembly and its subsidiary bodies and an official partner of the IOF. The direct and indirect effects of climate change and the many natural disasters associated with it are […]

  • Video: Legal Indicators for the Right of Future Generations

    Video explaining the necessity and the methodological richness of using legal indicators to ensure the effectiveness of international environmental law and the right of future generations. Speakers : Michel PRIEUR Julien BETAILLE Alfredo PENA VEGA

  • Global Ocean Governance to strengthen national ocean commitments

    Monday December 9, 2019 – 1.45 pm to 2.45 pm (Room 1) As part of COP 25, the International Center for Comparative Environmental Law (CIDCE) based in France, the Climate and Resilience Research Center (CR2) based in Chile, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography based at the University of California San Diego, and the Chilean Ministry […]

  • The time for Talk is Over – Presentation at the Madrid Business Institute

    On December 7, 2019, during the COP 25 in Madrid, Tony OPOSA presented the I am Climate justice project to students at the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid). He invited the students of this school, the teachers to join the global movement I am Climate Justice. He also proposed that they join the various works of […]

  • Minga Indígena – Congress of Indigenous Peoples COP 25

    Tuesday December 6, 2019 – Madrid Our house is in flames. Sanctuarization and reforestation, initiatives to avoid devastation. A rich panel of indigenous peoples’ representatives presented at the Congress of Indigenous Peoples their positions on the need for forest sanctuary and the realization of a Grand Alliance of Peoples. With Mindahi Bastida Munoz (Otomi-Tolteca) Tom […]

October

  • Return on the meeting “Sanctuarization of the forests”

    Event organized by Émilie GAILLARD, General Coordinator of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace (Normandy Region, CNRS, University of Caen Normandy) in collaboration with Nadia Tahir (ERLIS, University of Caen Normandy) and Vassili Rivron (CERREV, University of Caen Normandy) The objective was to address the following points: the Amazonian forest object of deforestation the […]

September

  • The time for talk is over – Climate Justice for Future Generations (Caen, France)

    On October 1st at 8pm, the Normandy Region, in partnership with the CNRS and the University of Caen Normandy, invites you to attend the conference The time for talk is over. Climate justice for Future Generations, given by Filipino lawyer Tony OPOSA, leader of the Normandy Chair for Peace. Pascal BULÉON, Director of the Maison […]

  • The time for talk is over – Inaugural lesson Tony OPOSA Jr.

    The leader of the Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace, Tony OPOSA, presented an inaugural lecture entitled “The time for talk is over” to students from prestigious American universities, some of whom are specialized in environmental law. The Time for talk is over describes an international action plan that is intended to be carried by […]

August

  • Launch of the Chair at the Annual Symposium of the Academy of Environmental Law (IUCN)

    The Normandy Chair of Excellence for Peace was officially presented and launched by leader Tony OPOSA and Professor Nicholas ROBINSON at the 17th Academy of Environmental Law, August 4-9, 2019 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). This high-level conference brings together academics from around the world specializing in environmental law. On this occasion, the Tony OPOSA MOOT COURT […]

July

  • Conference on the right of future generations

    Emilie Gaillard spoke on July 4, 2019 at the University of La Laguna at the Conference on the Rights of Future Generations in the 21st Century. The Declaration of La Laguna is the first declaration of the Rights of Future Generations to be promoted at the international level, in particular by Commander Cousteau and the […]

June

  • Launch of the Chair of Excellence at the 2nd Normandy World Forum for Peace

    In the presence of Hervé Morin, President of the Normandy Region, Antoine Petit, President and CEO of the CNRS and Pierre Denise, President of the University of Caen Normandy. The Normandy Chair was inaugurated as part of the 2nd World Peace Forum. The Normandy Region, the Normandy Delegation of the CNRS and the Maison de […]