Webinar Invitation: Discussion on climate justice litigation in Africa

Posted on June 13, 2022

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria invites you to a webinar discussion on Climate Justice Litigation in Africa. The webinar discussion is part of the efforts of the Centre in improving climate justice in Africa. The discussion aims to raise awareness around the legal framework on climate justice and its application in Africa, and how litigation may be utilised as part of broader advocacy campaigns for climate justice. The discussion will feature experts and activists to discuss the existing climate change legal framework and the role of litigation in getting governments and other gas emitters to act.

Date and Time: Monday 4 July 2022, from 11:00 - 12:30 (SAST)
Format: Online (Zoom)
Venue: Online
Duration: 90 minutes

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Panellists

  • Donald Deya
    Chief Executive Officer, Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)
  • Professor Melanie Murcott
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
  • Dr. Michael Addaney
    Lecturer, University of Energy and Natural Resources, Ghana. 
  • Lydia Omuko-Jung
    Climate Change Litigation Initiative, Research Fellow, University of Graz

Host

  • Mr Lloyd Kuveya,
    Assistance Director, Centre for Human Rights

Moderator

  • Bayode Ayo-Ojo
    Project Officer, Litigation and Implementation Unit, Centre for Human Rights

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For more information, please contact:

Bayode Ayo-Ojo
Project Officer
Litigation & Implementation Unit
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria.
[email protected] 

- Author Centre for Human Rights
Published by Simphiwe Khumalo

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