28 Jun 2023
Conference on sea level rise
There is hardly any contemporary topic of international law like sea level rise and the protection of affected populations where the intersection between natural sciences and social sciences is so prominent. From the local to the global level, we all face the challenge of understanding and analyzing environmental changes, not only with the aid of scientific methods, but also by relying on our accumulated knowledge of law and politics. This is a complex scenario where the intersection between natural sciences and social sciences is markedconference co-organiser, WTI SNSF Professor Elisa Fornale
On 9 June 2023, the WTI and the Fridtjof Nansen Institute in Norway co-organised an international conference on sea level rise. Click below for a summary of the event.
Under the title ‘Sea level rise and its international law implications for legal certainty, stability and human rights’, the conference assembled professors of international law from several countries, international judges and litigators, members of the UN International Law Commission, diplomats, researchers and students. Here is a brief summary and account: https://www.fni.no/news/bern-conference-on-sea-level-rise