Climate Change and International Law Lecture

17 November, 2022

Climate Change and International Law Lecture


17 Nov 2022    
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Type

A seminar on climate change and international law hosted by members of Essex Court Chambers. The first in a series of public international law seminars.

An expert panel of speakers discuss different perspectives on a common problem: climate change and what international law can do to rally to the crisis.

  • Amy Sander, barrister at Essex Court Chambers, chairs the session.
  • Catherine Amirfar, Co-Chair of Debevoise & Plimpton’s International Dispute Resolution Group, discusses advisory opinions in the context of international legal obligations relating to climate change: The ICJ and ITLOS.
  • Professor Patrícia Galvão Teles, member of the United Nations International Law Commission and of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, talk on the work of the ILC in relation to sea-level rise and international law.
  • Naomi Hart, barrister at Essex Court Chambers, speak on the human right to a clean and healthy environment under custom and treaty.