Video and seminar presentations: “Understanding vulnerability in the context of climate change”


On Friday 16 April, the seminar “Understanding vulnerability in the context of climate change”organized by the Jean Monnet Chair in EU Environmental Law took place. In this post you can find the videos and presentations of the event.

PROGRAM

PRESENTATION OF THE SEMINAR (9:45-10:00)

FIRST SESSION (10:00-11:30)

Moderator of the session: Dr. Mar Campins Eritja, Full Professor of Public International Law at the Universitat de Barcelona and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Environmental Law

“Where are we? Climate change, trends and risks”

Dr. Javier Martin Vide, Full Professor of Physical Geography at the Universitat de Barcelona; President of the Spanish Committee of the World Climate Research Programme

Presentation Dr. Javier Martin Vide: Where are we? Climate change, trends and risks

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“Understanding vulnerability in the context of climate emergency: developments and judicial approaches”

Dr. Marta Torre Schaub, CNRS Research director; Director and founder of the Law and Climate Change Network

“Due diligence obligations as a tool to manage radical vulnerability derived from climate change”

Dr. Angel Rodrigo Hernández, Associate Professor of Public International Law at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Director of Master on Sustainable Development

“Principles for Addressing the Vulnerability of Biodiversity to Climate Change”

Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo, Associate Professor of Public International Law at at Universidad de Granada; Coordinator of the Master ALESTINE on High Studies in International and European law

Presentation: Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo. Principles for Addressing the Vulnerability of Biodiversity to Climate Change

Pause (11:30-11:40)

SECOND SESSION (11:40-13:00)

Moderator of the session: Dr. Mar Campins Eritja

“The vulnerability of marine protected areas to overfrequentation”

Dr. Adélie Pomade, Professor (HDR), Université Bretagne Ouest, Associated Researcher to Institut de l’Ouest Droit & Europe IODE (Rennes 1) and CEDRE (Bruxelles)

“Vulnerability of the Arctic Ocean facing marine invasions and climate change”

Dr. Jesica Goldsmit, Post-doctoral Researcher, Research Scientist Fisheries and Oceans, Canada

Debate (12:30-13:00)

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THIRD AND SPECIAL SESSION with Dr. John Knox, former Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment (2012-2018), Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law, Wake Forest University, US (15:00-16:00)

Subject: “Human Rights in the Climate Crisis?”

Moderator of the session: Dr. Rahma Bentirou Mathlouthi, Invited Post-doc researcher at the University of Barcelona (UB), funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

FOURTH SESSION (16:00-18:30)

Moderator of the session: Dr. Rahma Bentirou Mathlouthi

“Tacking seriously the vulnerabilities of indigenous peoples to climate change: the ambivalent legal responses of the European Union”

Dr. Nathalie Hervé Fournereau, CNRS Research Director, Institut de l’Ouest Droit & Europe IODE UMR 6262 CNRS, University de Rennes 1, Vice President of the French Society for Environmental Law (SFDE)

Presentation: Dr. Nathalie Hervé Fournereau. Tacking seriously the vulnerabilities of indigenous peoples to climate change: the ambivalent legal responses of the European Union

“Gender climate justice in a context of interseccional vulnerabilities”

Dr. Susana Borras Pentinat, Associate Professor in International Law and International Relations, Director of the Master on Environmental Law, Universitat Rovira i Virgili

“Climate change litigation and human rights: addressing the rights of future generations”

Dr. Rosa Fernández Egea, Senior Lecturer of Public International Law at the Universidad Autònoma de Madrid, member of UNESCO Chair of Peace Culture and Human Rights

Presentation: Dr. Rosa Fernández Egea. Climate change litigation and human rights: addressing the rights of future generations

“The inclusion (or lack) of environmental provisions in free trade agreements between countries vulnerable to climate change”

M. Delphine Ducasse, PhD Researcher, Faculty of Law – University of Sherbrooke, CanadaM. Delphine Ducasse, PhD Researcher, Faculty of Law – University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Presentation: M. Delphine Ducasse. The inclusion (or lack) of environmental provisions in free trade agreements between countries vulnerable to climate change

Debate (17:30-18:00)

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