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February 23 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: César Rodríguez-Garavito, "Climatizing Human Rights"

  • Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 12:15PM - 1:30PM
  • Room 128
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

César Rodríguez-Garavito is Professor of Clinical Law, Chair of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, and Director of the Earth Rights Advocacy Clinic (ERA)  at NYU School of Law. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Open Global Rights. He has been as visiting professor at Stanford, Brown, the University of Melbourne, European University Institute, University of Pretoria, the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil) and the Andean University of Quito. He has published widely on international human rights, authoritarianism, climate litigation, and Indigenous rights. Rodríguez-Garavito has served as a board member or strategy advisor to leading international and domestic human rights organizations in different parts of the world. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the National Foundation for India and a member of the strategic litigation advisory panel at Conectas Human Rights (Brazil). He has served as expert witness of Inter-American Court of Human Rights, an Adjunct Judge of the Constitutional Court of Colombia, a member of the Science Panel for the Amazon, and a lead litigator in climate change, socioeconomic rights and Indigenous rights cases.

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