Justice & Ambition,

Supporting the Paris

Agreement through

an Advisory Opinion

at the International

Court of Justice

09 / 06 / 2022
Video credit: UNFCCC

In September 2021, the Government of Vanuatu announced its intentions to take climate change to the International Court of Justice to seek an Advisory Opinion. This event organised by Climate Action Network International (CAN International), The Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) and Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), discusses the merits of such an Advisory Opinion in support of the Paris Agreement in this critical decade of action.

Speakers included:

Honorary Bob Loughman - Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu

Norbert Gorissen -Deputy Special Envoy, International Climate Action, Germany,

Tasneem Essop - Climate Action International

Sébastien Duyck - Centre For Environmental Law (CIEL)

Prof. Saleemul Huq - International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD)

Elizabeth Wathuti - Green Generation Initiative

Wayne King - Dir of Climate Change the Cook Islands.