Conference: Climate Justice – New Challenges for Law and Judges

On 28 June, in Ferrara, Italy, a conference called “Climate Justice – New Challenges for Law and Judges” will take place, summarising international research project.

The event, organised by the European Law Institute (ELI), is intended to explore challenges related to climate justice, in particular regarding: 

  • Implementation and evolution of the European Green Deal
  • World Trade Organisation law
  • Corporate law
  • Supply chains governance
  • Greenwashing
  • Enforcement challenges in supply chains
  • Climate change litigation

 One of the speakers at the event will be Grzegorz Wąsiewski, Ph.D., Member of the Advisory Committee of the project, who will give a lecture called “Rights of consumers to reliable product information and environmental impact – Polish perspective and case law”. 

The European Law Institute is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the quality of European law and strengthening European legal integration. Within the scope of the Climate Change project, which lasted more than two years, an international team of experts has analysed the challenges related to climate change and fair energy transition faced by the courts of the Member States. As a result of the work of the Committee, a set of practical principles and recommendations for judges in the context of climate justice has been developed.

Partners of the conference are: University of Ferrara and the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment UCLA School of Law. Details about the event can be found HERE.