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Promise Institute Annual Symposium: Human Rights and the Climate Crisis

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In Person
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Friday, February 28, 2020
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Los Angeles, CA

UCLA’s Promise Institute for Human RightsEmmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairsare excited to host a day-long symposium at the UCLA School of Law on Friday, February 28, 2020. Building on the interconnectedness of human rights and the environment, this symposium will explore the potential of rights-based legal mechanisms to both halt and seek remedy for environmental harms, with a particular focus on climate change.