Brexit, the Environment and Human Rights: Turning Risks into Opportunities?

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about recent initiatives to assess the risks to the environment and human rights arising from Brexit, and to identify opportunities to strengthen both environmental and human rights protection in Scotland and the UK.

Keynote speakers include Ian Jardine (Scottish Government - National Adviser on Environmental Policy) and Prof Alan Miller, Chair of the First Minister’s Advisory Group on Human Rights Leadership. Ann Humble (Head of Evidence and Analysis, Welsh Government), and Tom West and Anne Friel (ClientEarth)

The event will be followed by a networking lunch until 2pm

This event is part of the 2018 Festival of Environmental Law and Governance. 

Who should attend?

This invite-only workshop will bring together environmental law and human rights experts from academia, government and NGOs that have been assessing the potential implications of Brexit in Scotland and the UK.

Benefits of attending

  • Increased understanding of the linkages between the environment and human rights.
  • Awareness of UK and Scottish initiatives to address the risks arising from Brexit from a combined environmental.
  • Professional networking.



Professor Elisa Morgera
phone +44 (0)141 538 3291
Professor of Global Environmental Law
Daniel Shand
phone +44 (0)141 538 8243
Administration Assistant

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