2nd IUCN World Environmental Law Congress High-Level Judicial Segment The Role of Judges: Environmental Law 2030 and Beyond 8-10 Dec 2021
10 December 2021: CIL Director Dr Nilüfer Oral was Invited to Speak at 2nd World Environmental Law Congress – High-level Judicial Segment on A Critical Decade for Environmental Law
This hybrid event reaffirmed, further developed, and advanced the 2016 IUCN World Declaration on the Environmental Rule of Law and the 2018 Brasilia Judicial Declaration on Water Justice, in light of the Marseille Manifesto and outcomes of the 2021 IUCN World Conservation Congress (September 2021), the recognition of a right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment by the United Nations Human Rights Council (October 2021), the Kunming Declaration of CBD COP 15 (October 2021), and the outcomes of UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow (November 2021).
The High-Level Judicial Event included discussions on the following topics:
- Climate Change, Biodiversity and the Environmental Rule of Law
- The Water Crisis and the 2018 Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice
- Judicial Education on Climate Change and Biodiversity Law
Dr Nilufer Oral spoke at the session: Judges and the Oceans Crisis