Peter A Allard School of Law

THE TIME IS NOW: Canadian and Global Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment

What can our governments do to address the impacts of the global environmental crisis on our lives?

Join the Centre for Law and the Environment for a public talk by Dr. David R. Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur, on the urgent need for the legal recognition and implementation of the human right to a healthy environment. Opening remarks will be made by Annamie Paul, leader of the Green Party of Canada, and Dr. Boyd will be introduced by Dr. David Suzuki, scientist and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.

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This Centre for Law & the Environment event is co-sponsored by:

The UBC Sustainability Initiative
UBC Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability
UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
United Nations Environment Programme
Ecojustice
Earthjustice
Global Network for Human Rights and Environment
Peter A. Allard School of Law (UBC)

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