Interactive dialogue: welcoming a new legal framework on armed conflict and the environment
Ahead of the adoption of the International Law Commission’s principles on the Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts (PERAC), join Commission members and experts to discuss the PERAC process, its outcome and its importance. This lunchtime side event will take place at UN HQ in New York.
Interactive dialogue: Amb. Marja Lehto (Special Rapporteur, PERAC), Amb. Marie Jacobsson (former Special Rapporteur, PERAC), Dr Nilufer Oral (ILC member); facilitator, Dr Stavros Pantazopoulos (University of Helsinki).
Speakers: Carl Bruch (President, Environmental Peacebuilding Association), Doug Weir (Director, Conflict and Environment Observatory).
Sponsored by: Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Venue: UNHQ, Conference room 6, 13:00-15:00.
Organised by: The Conflict and Environment Observatory, Environmental Peacebuilding Association, IUCN-WCEL Specialist Group on Environmental Security and Conflict Law, University of Essex, University of Helsinki.