Karl Johans gate 47
Presentation by Allan Ingelson, Associate Professor, University of Calgary & Executive Director, Canadian Institute of Resources Law
The seminar is free and open to all.
Please register by Monday 4 September
In this seminar, Prof. Gideon Parchomovsky will present a paper about the use of auctions to allocate rights and access to natural resources, and to resolve decision-making problems when making public investments and allocating scarce resources. Furthermore, he will infer some normative guidelines for government auctions of e.g licenses to farm fish.
The research groups in Natural Resources Law and Companies, Markets, Society and the Environment have the pleasure of inviting to a seminar on circular economy, with discussion after the presentations.
Mitigating and preventing environmental damages from products must be a priority for environmental policy. This conference brings together scholars from both legal and economic science to discuss this difficult topic and attempt to build bridges between two disciplines that sometimes struggle to find common grounds.
By Lee Paddock, Associate Dean for Environmental Studies, Professorial Lecturer in Law, the George Washington University.
Professor Nigel Bankes from the University of Calgary lectures on the topic of: The Columbia River Treaty - US\Canada, hydro electric power and flood control.
Guest Lecture with Professor, Oliver C. Ruppel, Stellenbosch University, South Africa on the role of regional courts for economic integration, environmental and human rights protection: Lessons learnt from the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Visiting scholar Dr. Livia Navone’s research focuses on the political economy of property law and on the impact of institutional changes on the development of property law, with special attention to the role of collective property rights for society.
The year 2012 marks a number of watershed points in international environmental affairs, making it an appropriate point in time for reflection on the legal status of nature.
The three day conference, organized by the research group for natural resources law, will gather experts on environmental law from different parts of the world and legal cultures.