Law School Hosts Second Annual Conference on Developments in International Environmental Law
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, DC, January 24, 2011 – American University Washington College of Law will host the Second Annual Conference on Developments in International Environmental Law on Jan. 27, from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. The conference is presented by the Program on International and Comparative Law, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), the Sustainable Development Law and Policy Publication, and the AU International Law Review.
This half-day conference will feature discussions on international environmental governance, in addition to analyzing recent developments in international environmental law. The discussions will focus on multilateral environmental agreements including the Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, International Whaling Commission, CITES, the Montreal Protocol, and the ongoing mercury negotiations.
When: January 27, 2011
1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: American University Washington College of Law – Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016
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