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Seguro que alguno de nuestros lectores estará interesado en el programa del Joint Workshop of the ESIL Interest Groups on International Environmental Law and on International Economic Law on ‘The United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development: Appraisals and Prospects of a Paradigmatic Concept’, que se celebrará en Valencia el miércoles 12 de septiembre (6-8pm, edificio ADEIT, aula 2.4, 2º piso), la noche anterior a la apertura de la 5ª Conferencia Bienal del ESIL.

PROGRAMME

6-6.10pm: OPENING OF THE WORKSHOP Welcome by the Co-Convenors of the ESIL Interest Groups on International Economic Law (Peter Tobias Stoll) and on International Environmental Law (Alejandra Torres Camprubí)

6.10-6.30pm: KEY NOTE SPEECH Julia Frohneberg (University of Hamburg), ‘Taking Stock of the Concept of Sustainable Development in International Law and International Relations’

6.30- 19h40: PRESENTATIONS

1. Matthias Sant’Ana and Claire Debucquois, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium): ‘Rio+ 20 and the Future of Sustainable Development as a Legal Concept: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead’

Discussant: Werner Scholtz, North-West Univeristy (South Africa)

2. Carina Costa de Oliveira, FVG-Direito Rio (Brazil), ‘The International Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development: Insufficient Focus on National Implementation’

Discussant: Rike Kraemer, University College London (United Kingdom)3. Takeo Horiguchi, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Public Policy (Japan), ‘The Influence of Sustainable Development on the Proceduralization of International Watercourse Law’

Discussant: Klaus Blank, European Commission (Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development)

7.40-7.55pm.: FINAL ROUND OF DISCUSSION

7.55-8pm: CLOSING OF THE WORKSHOP