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18 July 2022, 18:00-20:00
Register start 11 July 2022
Register end 14 July 2022

Third Annual Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture

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On the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day and as part of the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, the Third Annual Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture – presented by the Centre for Human Rights of the University of Pretoria, the American University Washington College of Law, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in collaboration with the Geneva Academy – will address the topic of climate justice with three prominent speakers.

Welcome

  • Elsabw Choeman, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
  • Domenico Zipoli, Research Fellow, Geneva Academy

Moderation

  • Eduardo Kapapelo, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

Keynote

  • Ian Fry, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change
  • Vanessa Nakate, Climate Activist
  • Ashfaq Khalfan, Oxfam America
  • Therese Arnesen, Human Rights Officer, Climate Change and Environment, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Refreshments

Refreshments will be served after the event

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Third annual Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture

On the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day and as part of the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, the Third Annual Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture – presented by the Centre for Human Rights of the University of Pretoria, the American University Washington College of Law, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in collaboration with the Geneva Academy – addressed the topic of climate justice with three prominent speakers.

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