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New Zealand Earth Law Conference on Sustainability Call for Papers

NZ Earth Law Conference

NZ Earth Law Conference on Sustainability

Earth Law Conference on Sustainability
New Zealand Centre for Public Law
VUW Law School, Wellington, 14-16 February 2014

Three organisations are coming together for the 3-day weekend of February 14-16:

The Earth Law Alliance Aotearoa NZ and the German Australian Pacific
Lawyers Association are combining to hold a conference on Sustainability,
from Friday February 14 until Sunday February 16, 2014.

The Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand will also hold the
RMLA Academic Advisory Group 2nd annual Symposium for the presentation
of recent and forthcoming research on Friday 14th February (10am-4pm).

The Sustainability conference will open with a keynote speech from Klaus Bosselmann on Friday at 5:30. Saturday will be devoted to keynote speeches and plenary panels on environmental bills of rights, on legal incorporation of indigenous perspectives on the environment, and on the effects of climate change.

On Sunday Feb 16 there will be a range of panels on topics yet to be determined. This Call for Papers is for anyone who wants to present a paper and/or organise a panel on the Sunday, on a topic in keeping with the conference themes of sustainability, earth jurisprudence, and/or new approaches to environmental law.

Please send your panel or paper proposal (eg, abstract of 100-200 words) to the Earth Law Convenor, Catherine.iorns@vuw.ac.nz, by October 31, 2013.

Results and a draft programme will be notified as soon as possible after that.

For more information on the RMLA Symposium contact the Academic Advisory Group Convener, Trevor Daya-Winterbottom: trevordw@waikato.ac.nz. Registrations of interest in attending the Symposium should be sent to the Convener by 31 October 2013, and presentation proposals by 31 January 2014.

For a printable copy of the Call for Papers go to EarthLawCenter.org.