• The Centre for UN Constitutional Research is hosting a seminar on “Global Governance Of Climate: Fit for Purpose?” CLIMATE JUSTICE II Sea & Mountain Seminar.
  • July 16–20, 2018, Corfu & Epirus Greece
  • To visit the conference website, please click here
  • To register or for more information, please contact [email protected]
  • Download the conference brochure

Program and Schedule
The detailed agenda with the final speakers and topics will be released in June.

Sunday, 15 July: Pre-seminar lodging, informal gathering (optional)
Monday, 16 July:

  • Morning (1/2 Day Session): Registration and intro to Climate Change
  • Global Governance of Climate: Fit for Purpose?
  • Keynote Speech

Tuesday, 17 July:

  • Morning: Transit to Epirus
  • Afternoon: Critical lectures/panel on the topic of Climate Justice, and the rights of global citizens, by academic scholars, and practitioner/policy makers.

Wednesday, 18 July:

  • Early Morning: Hike (optional)
  • Morning: Critical lectures/panel on the topic of Climate Justice, and the rights of global citizens, by academic scholars, and practitioner/policy makers. • Afternoon: Round tables/Working sessions

Thursday, 19 July:

  • Early Morning: Hike (optional)
  • Morning: Conclusion, recap, and proactive action and measures
  • Afternoon: Rafting Trip
  • Evening: Giving of certificates, reception, plus dinner at premises and music

Friday, 20 July:

  • Vikos Gorge crossing (optional)

There are three different pricing options for this seminar:

1. Corfu only (conference resources for the Corfu portion of the program, no meals or accommodation included): 15 EUR

2. Corfu and Epirus, Conference Only (includes conference facilities and materials, transportation from Corfu to Epirus, rafting and hiking) : 190 EUR

3. Epirus, Hotel, Meals & Amenities Included (all in option 2 + hotel accommodation in Epirus for three nights + three daily meals + local transportation in Epirus for the three days): 740 EUR*

* The above price is based on double occupancy. For single room pricing 200 euros will be added.

Please note that all participants are responsible for their own meals and accommodation in Corfu.

Financial assistance for a limited number of attendees are sponsored. To qualify, the applicant must be a student, or participating from a developing country, or with limited income. The assistance will be in terms of a subsidy towards the conference 5-day attendance, meals and lodging fee. To apply please email: [email protected] with your request, please attach a CV and a 200-word essay on why the seminar will be helpful to you and what can be your experience or interaction that would make the event a success.

Please note the facilities can also be booked for 1 night before and 1 night after. That is optionally, Sunday night July 15th, since most people may opt to come the night before, as well as on Friday night, for those who wish to stay after the Crossing and want to leave the next day, on Friday.

Interested? How to Apply
If you are a scholar, international lawyer, practitioner, or expert in the field, we encourage you to include a topic you are interested to present or to be included in a workshop topic.

To do this with your booking, please submit a 200-word abstract of your presentation (to be reviewed for selection) and email to: [email protected]

If you are new to the topic or want to learn more about climate change, the facts and figures, and what it means to our planet, climate justice, as well as our rights and obligations as global citizens, then we strongly encourage you to attend. The morning sessions are generally intended to be informational and the afternoon workshops are optional. Not only do you gain knowledge, but you are in for a great nature experience, and networking opportunity with like-minded individuals.