A Research Project exploring How the Third Wave of Global Judicial (and Social) Activism is filling Ecological Governance Gaps and challenging the Liability-Remedy Paradigm


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  • Book Panel: The European Union, Emerging Global Business and Human Rights
    15 Nov, 16:30 CET – 16 Nov, 18:00 CET
    Bruxelles, Bd de la Plaine 5/1st floor, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
    We have the pleasure of welcoming Aleydis Nissen who will present her soon to be published book (by Cambridge University Press) on the European Union, Emerging Global Business and Human Rights.
  • Research Colloquium: Stakeholders' Engagement in the transformation of Ecological Conflicts into Litigation
    15 Sept, 12:00
    Online event
    Xavier Farré Fabregat, PhD researcher of the ERC Curiae Virides project, will present developments of his research concerning Stakehodlers' Engagement in the transformation of Ecological Conflicts into Litigation
  • Workshop organised by DEVE (European Parliament): Tackling environmental criminality in developing countries
    19 May, 14:00 CEST – 20 May, 14:00 CEST
    European Parliament , Brussels, Belgium
    PI Liliana Lizarazo Rodriguez participated in the panel l on the external dimension of the EC proposal for a Directive on the protection of the environment through criminal law.
  • ERC Inaugural Lecture - Curiae Virides
    Tue, 17 May
    VUB U-Residence
    17 May, 17:00 – 19:00 CEST
    VUB U-Residence, Bld Géneral Jacques 271, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium
    Transforming Ecological Conflicts into Lawsuits. Do activist movements and courts fill ecological governance gaps and generate a waterfall effect on victims?
  • The multiple faces of ecocide as a new crime against humanity: challenges and opportunities for states and companies
    29 Mar, 16:30 CEST
    This event assesses how and why the recognition of ecocide as an international crime raises several challenges and opportunities for states, citizens but also economic actors.
  • Research Colloquia: Due Diligence and Transnational Ecological Conflicts
    21 Dec 2021, 00:00 – 14:00
    João Teixeira de Freitas, PhD Research of the project Curiae Virides, will present developments of his research concerning Due Diligence in the context of Transnational Ecological Conflicts.
  • Water Rights and Water Fights: Transboundary Water Governance in Africa
    14 Oct 2021, 16:00 – 18:00 CEST
    Africa has experienced various disputes over access to and rights over the shared water resources among riparian countries. This webinar assesses the impacts of mega water diversion projects on the access to water resources, by using interdisciplinary lenses.
  • Protecting the Amazon Region: Governance Gaps
    04 May 2021, 16:00 – 18:00 CEST
    Online Event
    This webinar aims at gathering experts from diverse disciplines on key aspects of the protection of the Amazon forest. It will address diverse gaps/challenges from anthropological, political science, legal and regional governance perspectives. Registration: Click on RSVP.

©2021 ERC-2020-STG Curiae Virides. 

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 949690).

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