Presentaciones y vídeos del 19th International Wildlife Law Conference (IWLC-19)

La Facultat de Dret de la Universidad de Barcelona ha acogido este mes de julio el IWLC-19, un Congreso Internacional de Derecho y Fauna Salvage. Agradeciendo a quienes han participado en el congreso, facilitamos mediante este enlace el acceso a los vídeos y presentaciones del congreso.  


Monday, 3 June 2019

9:15-9:30 Welcoming remarks

9:30-11:30 Plenary session 

R. Gardner (Stetson University) – Global Wetland Outlook: State of the world’s wetlands

L. Kramer (Lawyer, ClientEarth) –40 years of EU measures to fight wildlife crime

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-14:00 Parallel Session 1A: UNCLOS and Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Moderator: K. Zakovska (Charles University)

T. Fajardo del Castillo (Universidad de Granada) – General IEL principles inspiring biodiversity-related conventions

 A. Cliquet (Ghent University) – Restoring our Blue Planet: an ocean too deep?

M. Abegón Novella (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) – Towards a legal regime on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction with special attention to the role of the International Seabed Authority

L. Movilla Pateiro (Universidad de Vigo) – Deep seabed mining and the conservation of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

B. Sánchez-Ramos (Universidad de Vigo) – Overcoming obstacles to the development of a legal regime of conservation and sustainable use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction 

Parallel Session 1B: Protected Areas

Moderator: M. Franková (Charles University)

B.P. Ntirumenyerwa Mihigo (University of Kinshasa) – Increasing the effectiveness of the Virunga Park: Mixing mining and sustainability?

G. Scocca (Università de Salerno) – The Belize case: in the name of healthy and sustainable oceans for the preservation of coral reefs

A. Langlais (Université de Rennnes) – Ecosystem services: a new form of considering legal interactions in the categorization of protected areas and species?

J.C. Blanco (UTN Regional Mar del Plata) – Marine Protected or Unprotected Areas? Environmental Challenges

14:00-15:30 Lunch

15:30-17:00  Parallel Session 2A: Regional Connectivity

Moderator: T. Fajardo del Castillo (Universidad de Granada)

P. Pallàs Secall (Universitat de Barcelona) – Building trust among Central Asian countries: Any role to play for the cooperation on biodiversity?

A. Genovese (Lawyer) – The Great American Chaco

L. Trokanova (EU LIFE programme) – LIFE programme’s contribution to the implementation of EU nature and biodiversity law

Parallel Session 2B: Indigenous People and Biodiversity

Moderator: to be confirmed

X. Fernández Pons (Universitat de Barcelona) – Indigenous peoples and animal welfare in the WTO dispute over the EU ban on seal products

C. Gafner-Rojas (Universidad Externado de Colombia) – Indigenous languages and the conservation of biological diversity

17:30 – 19:30 Walking Tour 

20:30- Welcome Dinner 

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

9:00-9:15 Opening remarks

9:15-11:00 Plenary session

L.E. Rodríguez Rivera (Universidad de Puerto Rico) – Community-based approaches for the protection and management of marine biodiversity in the Caribbean Region

G. Chapron (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) – Laws crucial to preserve biodiversity are threatened themselves

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:30  Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session 3A: Fisheries and Biodiversity

Moderator: X. Pons Rafols (Universitat de Barcelona)

R. Caddell (Cardiff University) – Deep-water fisheries and vulnerable marine ecosystems: lessons for the emerging BBNJ Agreement

M. Astorga Beltrán (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso) – The transfer of fishing rights in the European Union, Spain and Chile

G. Futhazar (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law) –Making legal sense of the ecosystem approach: The Mediterranean region as a case study in international environmental law

P. Brügger (Santa Catarina Federal University) – Whale-watching tourism in Brazil: legal, ethical and educational aspects

Parallel Session 3B: European Wildlife Issues

Moderator: A. Peñalver i Cabré (Universitat de Barcelona)

A. Moreno Molina (Universidad Carlos III) – The effectiveness of wildlife protection in EU Law: derogations and project permits under the birds and habitats directives

Bentirou Mathlouthi (Université de Neuchâtel) – How effective is the monitoring put in place by the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats?

J. Lopez-Bao (Universidad de Oviedo) – Legal obligations regarding populations on the verge of extinction in Europe: conservation, restoration, recolonization, and reintroduction

J. Bétaille (Université de Tolouse) – When Catalonia breaks the law to help France respect the law: the Goiat bear reintroduction and the duty of loyal cooperation in the European Union

Parallel Session 3C: Trophy Hunting and Conservation of Biodiversity

Moderator: E. Cocciolo (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

E. Hellinx & J. Wouters (Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies &Institute for International Law University of Leuven) – Towards a more coherent regulatory framework for trophy hunting

V. Mauerhofer (Meiji University) – Unlawful trophy hunting: a case study on civil damages for replacement costs due to public Habitats Directive duties

M. Díaz Jover (Universitat de Barcelona) – A brief panorama of trophy hunting in Spain: legal perspectives and economic targets

A. Seidman (Safari Club International) – A different look at questions on the laws and ethics of trophy hunting

13:30-15:00 Lunch

15:00-17:00  Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session 4A: Cross-cutting issues

Moderator: X. Fernández Pons (Universitat de Barcelona)

E. Calvet Martínez (Universitat de Barcelona) – The protection in international law of marine biodiversity in post-conflict

E. Cocciolo & M. Campins Eritja (Universitat Rovira i Virgili & Universitat de Barcelona) – Geoengineering and biodiversity: an Earth system law approach 

S. Morales Muñoz (Lawyer) – The new paradigm of environmental management in contexts of scientific uncertainty

N. Saura Freixes (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) – Environmental human rights defenders and the conservation of biodiversity and wildlife 

M. Laffineur-Pauchet (University of Montpellier) – Wildlife protection as a legitimate preoccupation for the WTO panels

Parallel Session 4B: Enforcement and liability

Moderator: M. Aguilera (Universitat de Barcelona)

M. Marqués Banque (Universitat Rovira i Virgili) – UNCLOS and fisheries crime

H. Schoukens (Ghent University) – Sperm whales, Principle X of the Rio Declaration and the international governance on deep-sea mining: does the marine environment have standing before courts to prevent unsustainable mining operations?

A. Ruda González (Universitat de Girona) – From Florida with love: alien invasive species in biodiversity damage liability law

E. Okuno (Stetson University) – Extinct Species and CITES: Listing the Woolly Mammoth to Protect Elephants

17:15-18:00 Closing Remarks