16 Mai 2002
14:00–17:15

Lieu: International Environment House I | Room 3

Organisation: Geneva Environment Network

Agenda

Welcome and introduction, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The Precautionary Principle and Rio

  • Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Professor of international law and Director of the Department of Public International Law and International Organization, Law Faculty, University of Geneva

The Precautionary Principle since Rio

  • Biotechnology and the Cartagena Protocol, Carolina Lasén Diaz, Staff Lawyer, Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development (FIELD)
  • Precaution and the Stockholm Convention, UNEP Chemicals
  • International trade, Gabriele Marceau, Counsellor, World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • International decisions, Philippe Sands, Professor of Laws and Director, Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, University College London; Global Professor of Law, New York University

Johannesburg and beyond

  • Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Professor of international law and Director of the Department of Public International Law and International Organization, Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Discussion with panelists and participants & wrap-up by Dr. Franz Perrez, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape (SAEFL)