Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change
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Organiser: School of Law Corporate and Financial Law Group
Partners: Hausfeld and BIICL
Hybrid event: On campus and online
Follow up to summer Hausfeld-BIICL conference on climate litigation
This event builds on the Declaration resulting from the Summit ‘Our Future in the Balance: The Role of Courts and Tribunals in Meeting the Climate Crisis’.
It will feature a keynote address by Mary Robinson and Vanessa Nakate and two panel discussions, focussing on the declaration and broader issues related to the role of courts, legislators and private market actors in addressing the climate crisis. We are excited to have a number of high-profile voices with a professional, academic and regulatory background.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Luke Fletcher, Partner at Bate Wells
- Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional PracticeDirector, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
- Ida Levine, Impact Investing Institute
- Tom Riesenberg, Sustainability Consultant, and Former Director of Legal and Regulatory Policy, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
- Christina Voigt, Professor of Law at the University of Oslo, Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), Co-chair of the Paris Agreement´s Compliance and Implementation Committee
2:00-2:15: Opening Remarks
2:15-2:45: Opening Keynote (Vanessa Nakate, Mary Robinson) Presentation and Discussion of the Declaration
2:45-3:40: Panel 1: The Role of Courts and Legislators, chaired by Ingrid Gubbay, Hausfeld
3:50-4:45: Panel 2: The Role of Markets and Companies, chaired by Professor Iain MacNeil
4:45-5:00: Closing Remarks
Panel discussions will feature an in-conversation format followed by Q&A. They will focus on the declaration, its implications, and related issues.
Part of the COP26 activities at the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow