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The recognition of ecocide in the European directive on crimes against the environment.

Date and hour

01 March 2022

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. CET

Join a stellar lineup of international environmental law and human rights legal experts who will discuss and assess why ecocide must be recognized in the European  Environmental Crime Directive , and more extensively in the RomeStatute of the International Criminal Court.  

The panel will debate philosophical, legal, economic and policy questions that will highlight the importance of ecocide law in European policies, showing that the recognition of ecocide is an increasingly popular and necessary demand to protect the future of life on Earth.




Jojo Mehta

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Stop Ecocide International



Chloe  Mikolajczak

Environmental justice activist and campaigner.

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Harriet Mackail Hill

EU Climate Governance and Human Rights Policy Coordinator, CAN EUROPE.


Olivier De Schutter

Professor of human rights at UCLouvain and at SciencesPo. He is the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.


Marie Toussaint

French environmental activist, a jurist in international environmental law, co-founder of the association Notre affaire à tous, elected MEP on the Greens/EFA and  founder of the International Parliamentary Alliance for the recognition of ecocide.

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