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Richard Harvey (Greenpeace) will give a guest lecture entitled 'Litigating environmental destruction: problems and prospects for international criminal law and human rights proceedings.'

Detail Summary
Date 13 March 2019
Time 15:00 - 18:00

Abstract

Richard Harvey will give a guest lecture entitled 'Litigating environmental destruction: problems and prospects for international criminal law and human rights proceedings.'

 

The Speaker

Richard Harvey (Legal Counsel at Greenpeace) advises the Climate & Energy, Forests and Detox campaigns. He assists on strategies to resist government interference and corporate SLAPP suits. He is a barrister (England & Wales, 1971) and also practised at the New York Bar (1982-2000). Over four decades his practice has focused on major human rights litigation, environmental justice, domestic and international criminal law, and post-conflict resolution. He served as lead counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia from 2007-2014. He is a member of Garden Court Chambers, London.

 

Practicalities

The lecture will take place from 15.00-18.00 hrs at the Amsterdam Law School, Roeterseiland campus, building REC A, room A 3.01. Please register with name and affiliation with course and lecture coordinator Jill Coster van Voorhout.

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