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Climate Change Litigation in Brazil

24.04.2023 16:15 CET University of Regensburg, Sammelgebäude, H 14 Presentations

Lecture by Tiago Fensterseifer (São Paulo) as part of the lecture series "Climate Change: Action and Law in the Global South and Beyond the West".

The lecture will address current climate litigation action in Brazil as well as the recent political change and the new opportunities that come with it. In a recent decision the Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF, Supreme Court of Brazil) declared the Paris Agreement a human rights treaty.

Tiago Fensterseifer is Public Defender of the State of São Paulo. He holds a PhD in Public Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and has been post-doctoral researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Munich.

This talk forms part of the lecture series Climate Change: Action and Law in the Global South and Beyond the West organized by Prof. Dr. Rike Krämer-Hoppe (DIMAS/University of Regensburg) with Dr. Paul Vickers (DIMAS/Leibniz ScienceCampus).

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