Climate Justice Workshop: Sharing European and African Perspectives

27 juli 2022
12:00 - 13:30
Hybrid: online via Zoom and in person at University of Pretoria, Faculty of Law

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Workshop programme

12.00-12.10: Welcome and opening remarks – Prof. Melanie Murcott (University of Pretoria)

12.10-12.30: Keynote address – Prof. Carole Billiet (Hasselt University), Climate Change Litigation in Europe: a short story of a hard ride

12.30-12.45: Lindlyn Moma (University of Pretoria), The mandate of the right to a healthy environment in a just transition to clean energy production within the African Union

12.45-1.00: Kata Dozsa (Antwerp University), Children’s rights and intergenerational aspects in European and international climate change litigation

1.00-1.15: Zanele Fengu (University of Pretoria), The invisible children: A climate justice approach to child refugee law in South Africa and Uganda

1.15-1.20: Nomsa Maswera (Tuks4ClimateJustice), The role of climate litigation by youth activists to hold corporations and governments accountable for climate change impacts

1.20-1.30: Q&A and concluding remarks – Dr. Matteo Fermeglia (Hasselt University)

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