A Symposium on Climate Refugees and Community Land Rights @ American University Washington College of Law, Washington [15 February]

A Symposium on Climate Refugees and Community Land Rights


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15
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09:00 - 16:00

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American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
Join the Washington College of Law's Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief and Human Rights Brief for an exciting exploration into the effects of climate change on human rights and global migration.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: https://wcl.american.edu/secle/registration

Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided. Dessert reception to follow.

Where: American University Washington College of Law
Claudio Grossman Hall
4300 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

When: February 15, 2019 9am-3pm

CLE credit is available. Register here: https://wcl.american.edu/secle/registration

Panel 1: Climate Displacement & Migration

Professor Randall Abate, Monmouth University, Rechnitz Family Endowed Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy

Kanta Kumari Rigaud, Lead Environmental Specialist, The World Bank

Chase Sova, Senior Director of Public Policy and Research, World Food Institute

Elizabeth Ferris, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Moderator: Marcos Orellana, Director of the Environment and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch

Panel 2: Land Use and Indigenous Rights

Colby D. Duren, Director, Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas

Ruslan Garipov, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, Polar Institute

Katie E. Klass, Associate, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

Fourth Panelist and Moderator To Be Announced

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Tokelauns protest against climate change during the Pacific Warrior Day of Action.
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