24 nov Ecocide: the Fifth International Crime against Peace?
The Hague / Museon / 25 – 11 – 2015 / 19:30 – 21:00
International law acknowledges four international crimes:
Crimes against Humanity, War crimes, Genocide, Crimes of Aggression.
This HagueTalks, organised on the occasion of the 14th Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, sheds light on the devastating consequences of large scale environmental contamination and the search for justice.
Experts discuss the validity of arguing environmental crimes at both international and national jurisdictions and the need for laws to protect the Earth.
Humberto Piaguaje – Chief of Ecuador’s Secoya indigenous tribe
Pablo Fajardo Mendoza – Attorny and recipient of the Goldman Prize and CNN Heroes Award
Daniela Palacios – International dispute resolution lawyer
Michael Baumgartner – Greenpeace Switserland
Jeff Handmaker – International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
The event is fully booked