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Climate Change Justice and Human Rights: IBA Report Launch


March 4, 2015


Washington, DC

ELI is pleased to co-sponsor this International Bar Association discussion on the findings and key recommendations of the IBA's ground-breaking report, Achieving Justice and Human Rights in an Era of Climate Disruption. The recommendations made by the report include: creation of a new international dispute resolution structure for climate change issues -- including a new specialist International Court on the Environment and integration of climate justice policies into World Trade Organization agreements.

David W. Rivkin
, President, International Bar Association

Keynote address:
Avi Garbow, General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

Roger Martella
, Member, IBA Task Force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights; Partner, Sidley Austin, Washington, DC (moderator)
David Estrin
Co-Chair, first IBA Task Force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights; Member, IBA Council; Gowlings LaFleur Henderson, Toronto, ON
Lisa Garcia Vice-President, Litigation for Healthy Communities; Earthjustice, Washington, DC
Rachel Kyte Vice-President and Special Envoy, Climate Change Group; The World Bank Group, Washington, DC