Programme

The 2022 Summer/Winter School: Water – from Oceans to Taps

20-28 June 2022

The School will be entirely online and is open and free to anyone who wants to attend. Each class has its own unique link for registration – please see the links below and on the class pages.

All times are in CEST (UTC+2). (For time conversions, we use this):

Monday
20 June
Tuesday
21 June
Wednesday
22 June
Thursday
23 June
Friday
24 June
TBC
10am
Lecture: Sustainable Human Right to Water and Hydropower Projects on
Transboundary Rivers

Lecturer: Otto Spijkers
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10am
Panel: Critical Human Rights Issues at the Ocean-Climate Nexus
Convenor: Elisa Morgera

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10am
Panel: Oceans, Art and Environmental Defenders

Convenor: Kira Erwin
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10am
Panel:   Protecting human rights of small-scale artisanal fishing actors and achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals

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10am
Lecture: Human Rights, Climate Change and the Whole Water Cycle – Why climate responses require a human rights perspective that incorporates a whole water cycle approach?

Lecturer: Dr Marlene Payva

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School of Water Defenders
12noon
Lecture: Is Water Worth More than Gold?: Constitutional rights-based approaches to glacier protection in Argentina
Lecturer: Asmaa Khadim

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12noon
Panel: Children’s rights to a healthy climate, healthy freshwater and a healthy ocean

Convenor: Elisa Morgera
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12noon
Lecture: Water and Gender
Lecturer: Nukila Evanty

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1pm
Panel: Water Governance examples from Brazil and China
Governance tools to approach water as a Human Right

Convenors: Danielle Denny & Douglas de Castro

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12noon
Lecture: Water for clean energy transitions: can competing rights be reconciled?
Lecturer: Larissa Basso

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Water Security, Development Aggression, Environmental Degradation and Mass Atrocities in the Philippines
Convenor: Defend Panay Network
3pm
Panel: Moderated discussion on “Water and Sanitation as human rights.”
Convenor: Prof. Jackie Dugard

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2pm
Panel: Conflict of uses in transboundary waters

Convenors: Clive Vinti, Caiphas Soyapi & Angela Kariuki
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2pm
Panel: The European Union as a Main Actor of the International Ocean Governance
Convenor: Gabriela A. Oanta

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3pm
Ocean plastics and ocean waste

Convenors: Dina Lupin & Angela Kariuki
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Work-In-Progress Seminar
Defending the ocean at the kelp roots – Stories from small-scale ocean defenders in South Africa
Convenor: Coastal Justice Network
5pm
Panel: The human rights dimensions of oceans crimes and its impact on small scale fishers.

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5pm
Panel: A Human Rights Ethics of Water Consumption
Convenor: Dr. Mahmoud Masaeli

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4pm
 Panel: Water Finance and Financialization in Latin America
Convenors: Stephanie Garcidueñas Nieto and Héctor Herrera

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5pm
Panel: Where rights overlap: the case of the human right to water and the right to the commons.

Convenor: Chris Jeffords
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4pm
Lecture: Bioenergy and Carbon Capture with Storage (BECCS) and its Potential Implications for Human Rights
Lecturer: Prof Wil Burns

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DANUM – Defending Water, Defending Life
Convenor:
KAMANDAG
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