Events tagged with «Environment»


Time and place: Nov. 9, 2018 11:00 AMNov. 10, 2018 2:00 PM, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai´í at Mānoa, Honolulu.

PluriCourts, together with the Climate Change Specialist Group of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law and the Environmental Law Program at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, have the pleasure of inviting you to an expert round table on “The Role of International Courts in Protecting Environmental Commons”.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2018 9:00 AMOct. 5, 2018 4:00 PM, Leiden University, campus The Hague

The conference is the third in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.

Time and place: June 20, 2018 9:00 AMJune 21, 2018 1:00 PM, Room 571, Domus Nova

When and why do international courts and tribunals (ICs) provide a comparative advantage over alternative institutions and mechanisms ?

Time and place: May 17, 2018 9:00 AMMay 18, 2018 4:00 PM, Leiden University, campus The Hague

The conference is the second in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.

Time and place: Sep. 21, 2017 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Kjerka

PluriCourts Centre of Excellence for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order in collaboration with the Faculty of Law welcome 20 young scholars working in the area of International Law and Environment to present and discuss their work in a subject-specific forum.

Portrait of Franz Xaver Perrez
Time and place: Sep. 19, 2016 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs Plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

Ambassador Franz Xaver Perrez, Head of International Affairs Division, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland, will give a seminar on the topic of international environmental governance.

Lofoten. Mountain and sea
Time and place: June 20, 2016 9:00 AMJune 24, 2016 9:00 PM, Law Faculty, University of Oslo

PluriCourts, will host the 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 20-24 June 2016. The theme of the Colloquium is "The Environment in Court - Environmental protection in national and international courts, tribunals, and compliance mechanisms". 

Time and place: Apr. 14, 2016 3:00 PM6:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47

The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a milestone in the global fight against climate change. In this forum, we discuss how this agreement came about and what does it actually entail to for states when committing to such a goal? How effective is it? And how fair?

Time and place: Apr. 6, 2016 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

The second in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses texts by Daniel Bodansky, Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane, and Nienke Grossman.

Time and place: Mar. 9, 2016 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

The first in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses two core texts: one by Karen Alter and one by Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke.

Time and place: Dec. 18, 2015 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Domus Nova, St. Olavs plass 5, 5th floor, room 571

PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt will explain and discuss the Paris Agreement on Climate Change which was concluded on 12 December 2015. Voigt just came back from Paris where she worked as legal advisor and negotiator for the Norwegian government during the two-weeks long UN climate negotiations.

She will be sharing inside-views of the negotiations as well as answering questions as to the content and significance of the agreement.

Investment and the Environment
Time and place: Nov. 5, 2015 9:00 AMNov. 6, 2015 5:00 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media, University of Oslo

Most of the discourse and analysis on this topic has focused on issues of fragmentation, conflict, and the balancing of obligations between legal regimes.  But can International Investment Law and Environmental Law be supportive and mutually complementary?

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2015 9:00 AMSep. 12, 2015 2:00 PM, Law faculty, University of Oslo

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.

Time and place: Aug. 25, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, St. Olavs plass 5, Domus Nova, 5th floor, room 571

In this International Law Lunch Kjell Kristian Egge (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) will present the process to develop an international legally binding agreement on marine biological diversity.

Time and place: June 22, 2015 9:00 AMJune 26, 2015 6:00 PM, iCourts, Copenhagen

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context.

We particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.

Time and place: May 21, 2015 8:30 AM6:30 PM, Professorboligen (Karl Johans gate 47)

This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.

Time and place: May 11, 2015 2:15 PM3:15 PM, St. Olavs plass, Domus Nova,5th floor, room 571

In this seminar, Professor Steven Freeland will discuss the interaction between warfare and environmental destruction and argue for the inclusion of the crime of ‘crimes against the environment’ in the ICC Statute. All welcome!

Time and place: May 7, 2015 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, 5th Floor, room 571

In this PluriCourts lunch, Professor Michael Byers will focus on different issues regarding the sovereignty of the North Pole. Who controls the Northwest Passage? Who owns the oil and gas beneath the Arctic Ocean? Which territorial claims will prevail, and why — those of the United States, Russia, Canada, or the Nordic nations?  How do we protect the fragile Arctic environment ?

Time and place: Jan. 15, 2015 1:30 PM3:00 PM, St Olavs plass 5, Domus Nova, 5th floor

In this seminar, Professor Christina Voigt, legal advisor to the Norwegian delegation to the UNFCCC, will talk about the expectations, challenges and outcome from the climate negotiations in Lima. What are the main issues at stake; how will 2015 look like; and are we finally on a way to an effective global climate agreement?

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2014 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Nova, Meeting room 571

In the lunch seminar, Steinar Andresen will present his ongoing paper on international Courts (ICs) and international envrionmental governance

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2014Sep. 19, 2014, University of Baltimore School of Law

To honor the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL), the University of Baltimore School of Law, in conjunction with PluriCourts, will bring together renowned scholars for a symposium on legitimacy and international courts.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2014 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Seminar Room, 4th Floor, St Olavs gate 23
Time and place: Sep. 8, 2014Sep. 9, 2014, Faculty of Law, Professorboligen, Stallen

An international symposium will bring together scholars and human rights judges to discuss how environmental concerns can legitimately be addressed by human rights courts.

Time and place: June 23, 2014June 27, 2014, Copenhagen

More  information is available at iCourts' home page.

Time and place: June 13, 2014 9:00 AM4:30 PM, Håndverkeren Conference Centre, Sangerhall

PluriCourts Annual Conference this year will be on the theme of international courts and the rule of law.