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Special Opening Lecture - International Law for Sustainable Development Goals

When:Th 18-05-2017 11:00 - 12:30
Where:Zernikezaal - Academy Building, University of Groningen

Workshop Series’ Launch:
Special Opening Lecture


Welcome Address
Professor Dr Marcel Brus
Professor of Public International Law, and Chair of the Department
of International Law (Faculty of Law)
University of Groningen

11.15-12.00 Special Opening Lecture - Avril McDonald Memorial Lecture
‘Sharing our Earth: International law and the Sustainable
Development Goals’

Professor Dr Joyeeta Gupta
Professor of Environment and Development in the Global South,
Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research of the
University of Amsterdam

12.00-12.30 Q&A - Discussion          

Prof. Joyeeta Gupta

Bio Professor Joyeeta Gupta

Professor Joyeeta Gupta was lead author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore and of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment which won the Zaved Second Prize. She is on the scientific steering committees of international programmes including the Steering Committee of the Global Agricultural Research Partnership (CGIAR) research programme on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry; the Global Water Systems Project and Earth System Governance. She is Vice-President of the Commission on Development Cooperation and member of the Advisory Council on International Affairs, a statutory body that advises the Netherlands’ Government.

Joyeeta Gupta at TEDxAmsterdamWomen 2013: Don't give up hope on climate change

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