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International Conference on Environmental Law, Governance and Sustainable Development

Organiser(s): The Green Institute Topics Community Development | Climate | Networking | Climate and the Environment | Governance, law and justice | Humanitarian | Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
2022-05-05 00:00:00 2022-05-05 00:00:00 Australia/Sydney International Conference on Environmental Law, Governance and Sustainable Development As the United Nations (UN) marks the 50th anniversary of the first conference in Stockholm, Sweden, the Institute for Oil, Gas, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (OGEES), Afe Babalola University,... Online The Green Institute Calendar Register

As the United Nations (UN) marks the 50th anniversary of the first conference in Stockholm, Sweden, the Institute for Oil, Gas, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (OGEES), Afe Babalola University, in collaboration with the Green Institute, and the Nigerian Branch of the International Law Association invites you to the International Conference on Environmental Law, Governance, and Sustainable Development.

This conference aims to bring together governments, business leaders, environmental educators, academics, and practitioners to exchange knowledge experience and learn from each other on how to strengthen the implementation and application of the international environmental rule of law in Africa and beyond. It will also provide a platform for sharing and exchanging information on the necessary resources, skills, approaches, and methodologies needed to equip students and future environmental administrators in the region with the law and governance skills to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relating to climate action, green growth, and energy for all.

SPECIAL GUEST

  • Aare Afe Babalola, SAN, CON, OFR: Founder and Chancellor, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Nigeria.

HOST and CO-HOST

  • Prof. Fidelis Oditah, QC, SAN: President, Nigerian Branch of the International Law Association.
  • Prof. Elisabeta Smaranda Olarinde: Vice Chancellor, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Nigeria.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Prof. Patricia Kameri-Mbote, SC, EBS: Director, Law Division, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • Prof. David R. Boyd: United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment.
  • Prof. Nulifer Oral: United Nations International Law Commission and Director of the Centre of International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore.
  • Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, SAN: Vice Chair, International Law Association and Director of the Institute for Oil, Gas, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (OGEES Institute).