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Dec 22, 2015

Draft Declaration on Human Rights and Climate Change

The Draft Declaration on Human Rights and Climate Change is now open for endorsements and review. Please send endorsements and suggested edits or amendments to Dr Kirsten Davies: kirsty.davies@mq.edu.au

Jul 25, 2015

International Tribunal on Human Rights and Fracking

Fracking Goes on Trial   A coalition of human rights lawyers and academics has been granted an opportunity to put fracking on trial at hearings to be held in the UK and the United States. The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) will hold a session on hydraulic fracturing and other unconventional fossil fuel extraction processes after … + read more

Nov 04, 2014

Anna Grear: “The DNA of Our Legal System”

A great 12 minute TEDx Bonn talk by Anna Grear titled “The DNA of Our Legal System” can be viewed by clicking the title above. Anna is a powerful and thoughtful presenter and her lecture makes clear the conceptual foundations undergirding the unconscionable growth of corporate power we see today. Anna is Reader in Law at Cardiff University … + read more

Jan 21, 2014

EHRA presentation in Venice

EHRA made a short presentation at the Human Rights and Environment Training Seminar sponsored by the European Inter-University Centre on Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice in late November. The presentation focused  on EHRA’s approach to developing Human Rights Impact Assessments. The seminar’s three days of presentations, workshops and informal conversations were highly informative, definitely … + read more

Sep 25, 2013

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment

The most recent issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment has just been published, and three of its articles are freely available to everyone. The editors’ announcement follows… : The relationship between human rights and the environment is a fascinating, uneasy, and increasingly urgent one. JHRE is an international journal providing a strategic academic … + read more

Aug 10, 2013

Sandra Steingraber interview

A radio interview with Sandra Steingraber about the human rights implications of environmental toxics, fracking and climate change was conducted by Dr JJ Brown of ScienceFirst Radio on August 7, 2013. Steingraber is author of Living Downstream (the book and film) and Raising Elijah (the book and facebook page), recipient of the 2011 Heinz Award for … + read more

Jul 30, 2013

Human Rights and the Environment Training Seminar

The European Inter-University for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is offering a Training Seminar on Human Rights and the Environment. It will be held 21-23 November 2013 at The Venice Academy of Human Rights, an international and interdisciplinary program for human rights education, research and debate. Faculty include: Colm Campbell, Professor of Law at the University … + read more

Jun 26, 2013

International Symposium

The second international symposium on human rights and the environment, “Re-imagining the Relationship between Human Rights and the Environment II,” is being held this year at the Earth Charter Institute in Costa Rica. Sponsored by the Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE), this year’s conference builds on the work … + read more