Ecocide: the 5th Crime Against Peace - a law to prevent the destruction of ecosystems and protect global health
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (GMT)
Polly Higgins, international environmental lawyer and activist, is leading a campaign to declare the mass destruction of ecosystems an international Crime Against Peace - alongside genocide and crimes against humanity.
Join us to explore how the crime of Ecocide can be implemented, how it can be applied internationally and nationally within a short timescale, and what the implications for global health may be.
Wednesday 19th January 2011, 3-4.30pm with drinks to follow
Chair: Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health)
Speaker: Polly Higgins, Lawyer and Spokeswoman
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