University of Trier Webinar Series on Climate Change and Human Rights

Prof. Dr. Birgit Peters (LL.M.) of the University of Trier is organizing a webinar series on climate change and human rights that will consist of six lectures, taking place virtually between 7 April and 9 June of 2021. The CRRP's own Prof. Helen Keller will give a lecture in this series on 28 April 2021, […]

International Human Rights Courts and Bodies at the Edge of the Climate Tipping Point Workshop

The Hertie School

On 9-10 June 2021, the Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School, the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE, the University of Stirling and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU will organize a workshop on International Human Rights Courts and Bodies at the Edge of the Climate Tipping Point. The […]

CeCIL Annual Lecture on with the founders of GLAN: ‘A global human rights litigation agenda: Climate, war, migration, supply chains’

At this year's CeCIL annual lecture at the University of Kent, the co-founders of the Global Legal Action Network will discuss their experience with international human rights legal action. Dr Gearóid O Cuinn, Director of GLAN, and Dr Ioannis Kalpouzos, GLAN Co-founder and Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Law, will discuss their […]

Online Workshop on the Legal Aspects of the Right to a Healthy Environment


On 7 July 2021, at 14h CEST, the Geneva Human Rights Platform will hold an online workshop on the legal aspects of the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. This workshop will take place as a side event to the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council – co-organized with […]

Workshop: The Role of Science in Climate Change Litigation

On 14-15 July, an interdisciplinary workshop on the role of science in climate litigation will take place at the BIICL. The event description is below. Six years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, and amidst new challenges posed by the Covid crisis, States' responses to climate change are still insufficient to keep the rise […]

Announcing the Brunner Lectures

University of Zurich , Switzerland

In the fall of 2021, the CRRP is very pleased to be launching a new lecture series at the University of Zurich. The lectures are held in honour of the late Dr. iur. Dr. h.c. Ursula Brunner RA, whose generous support has made the CRRP project possible. Dr. Brunner was a distinguished lawyer and legal […]