15th April 2024

Online Seminar via Zoom

Online Seminar via Zoom

Climate Justice Judgments at the European Court of Human Rights – A Rapid Response

Online Via Zoom | Monday 15 April 2024 | 15:00 -16:30 BST

Join experts from our Children’s Rights Group and Climate and Environmental Justice Group for a webinar that will feature a series of expert rapid responses to the seminal rulings on climate change issued by the European Court of Human Rights’ Grand Chamber in Verein Klimaseniorinnen Schweiz and Others v. Switzerland, Carême v. France, and Duarte Agostinho and Others v. Portugal and 32 Others, which will be delivered on April 9th.

We will be joined by Margherita CornagliaAcademic Expert Professor Aoife NolanHarj Narulla, Krishnendu Mukherjee and Gerry Liston, Senior Lawyer with GLAN who instructed counsel on behalf of the Duarte Agostinho applicants. The webinar will be chaired by Tatyana Eatwell.

Participate in the discussion with experts and explore crucial issues raised by these decisions, including the extent of ECHR rights obligations concerning climate change (particularly those related to Articles 2, 3 and 8), discrimination, the rights of children and future generations, and standing.

The webinar will also discuss the impacts of these decisions on State obligations to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and the implications for current and future climate litigation at the national, regional, and international levels.

We hope you can join us!