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January 26 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Alfred Brownell,"At COP 27: The Frontlines of the Climate Crisis Building the Legal Infrastructure and Responding to Reprisals Against Climate Defenders"

  • Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 12:15PM - 1:30PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Alfred Brownell is a Tom and Andi Bernstein Visiting Human Rights Fellow at the Schell Center for Human Rights at Yale Law School and Founder of Global Climate Legal Defense Network.  He is an internationally recognized environmental rights activist and lawyer from Liberia. Brownell has advocated for more than two decades to protect the environment and human rights in West Africa and to empower Liberians and West Africans victimized by resource exploitation.  He co-founded and headed the public interest law nongovernmental environmental rights organization Green Advocates International.

You may email schell.law@yale.edu one week prior to the session to request background readings. 

Lunch will be provided.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights