The multiple faces of ecocide as a new crime against humanity: challenges and opportunities for states and companies
End Ecocide Belgium and the ERC Curiae Virides Research Project of the Brussels School of Governance (VUB) aim at shedding light on the main implications of recognizing ecocide as a crime against humanity from an interdisciplanry perspective. The webinar will assess in particular how ecocide is progressively reaching the agenda of policymakers in Belgium and in the EU […]
Time: March 10 at 17-18 CET Place: Zoom Register: here. Artificial Intelligence is an exponentially growing field of technology, a powerful force for source control and new pathways. But how do we secure that it is used in a benign way for humans and nature? Could AI be the new plastic? Can Ecocide Law be […]
Op-ed article in major Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, read it here in Swedish. 2021 was the year when we began to treat climate change and biodiversity as different parts of the same system. Summits have been held for both issues during the autumn, and it is clear that we need to do more to protect our […]
Date and registration Tuesday 7th December 202118h30 CET on Zoom REGISTER HERE Invitation Letter Opening address Mr Dreli Solomon, Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of Republic of Vanuatu, Brussels Supporting statement Rt. Hon. Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa, Prime Minister, Independent State of Samoa Speakers from the Independent Expert Panel for the Legal Definition of Ecocide Professor Philippe Sands […]
Call for serious consideration of ecocide crime at ICC meeting. (Nov. 2019)
Ecocide written into law in two ways. (Aug. 2021) Read more.
President Macron promises to champion recognition of ecocide. (June 2020)
Parliamentary Motion Greens/Social Democrats. (Oct. 2020)
Parliamentary motion calling for ecocide legislation nationally and internationally. (July 2020)
Foreign affairs committe resolution. (Nov. 2021) Read more.