The 2020 Environmental Crimes Conference will take place in St. Helier, Jersey, UK on October 1 and 2, 2020 at St. Paul’s Centre.Continue reading 2020 Environmental Crimes Conference Program
The CGF in partnership with University of Stirling School of Law (UK) is hosting its 3rd Human Rights and Mass Atrocity Seminar September 17-18, 2020 at Stirling Court Hotel. The seminar is chaired by Dr. Damian Etone and Regina M. Paulose.
The seminar will cover topics such as genocide, cybercrimes, environmental crimes, and business and human rights. The 2018 program can found here (available for purchase) and the 2019 program can be found here.Continue reading 2020 Mass Atrocities and Human Rights Seminar
People’s Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place that may otherwise be stifled by political agendas and legal technicalities. Since the 1960’s, People’s Tribunals have grown and developed to address many kinds of situations, from genocide to environmental degradation.Continue reading Podcast: People’s Tribunals – Do They Achieve Anything?
We urge Member States and the international community to include the specific needs and priorities of indigenous peoples in addressing the global outbreak of COVID 19.” ~ Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Anne Nuorgam.
In this episode of the HJ Talks About Abuse podcast, Alan and Regina Paulose discuss the impact of coronavirus on indigenous peoples from a human rights perspective.Continue reading Podcast: The impact of COVID 19 on Indigenous People’s rights
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights aims to protect and promote the basic necessities for life which includes rights to adequate healthcare, access to food and water, education, and to take part in cultural life. The report examines whether or not these rights have been fully granted to indigenous groups within Asia. Highlighting the voices of the groups who participated, the report concludes with recommendations on how state parties can strengthen the application of the Convention for indigenous communities in Asia.Continue reading Report: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Indigenous Groups in Asia
The Common Good Foundation in partnership with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, The Center for World Indigenous Studies, The Jersey Law Commission, and The Resolution Journal, is hosting the 2nd Environmental Crimes Conference on October 1st and 2nd 2020 in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom.Continue reading Call for Papers: 2020 Environmental Crimes Conference
The Common Good Foundation hosted a two day workshop on Economic, Cultural, and Social rights in Asia. Indigenous groups from different parts of Asia participated in the workshop held at Canterbury Christ Church University.Continue reading Economic, Cultural, Social Rights Workshop concludes
The following presentations (in alphabetical order) have been selected for the conference in St. Helier, Jersey, UK October 31 and November 1, 2019 which will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in downtown St. Helier.Continue reading 2019 Environmental Crimes Law Conference Program
The Common Good Foundation in partnership with The Resolution Centre, Jersey Law Commission, and The Resolution Journal, is hosting an Environmental Crimes Law Conference October 31st and November 1st 2019 in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.
The purpose of the conference is to bring together diverse professionals from different disciplines to discuss emerging trends and responses to environmental crimes. The conference welcomes papers on topics such as (but not limited to):
- Wildlife crimes
- Environmental criminal laws, policies, or prosecutions
- The impact of environmental crimes on specific communities
- Environmental/Social movements which respond to or address an environmental crime
- Technological responses to environmental crime
All papers that are accepted will have an opportunity for publication in The Resolution Journal, an open access law journal.
The conference fee will be £150 per person. All expenses will be paid for by the attendee, there are no stipends offered for travel or other expenses. Further information for registration will be posted by September.
If you are interested in presenting, please submit the following to Regina Paulose: reginapaulose at gmail dot com:
- A brief bio
- Abstract – 300 words
The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, September 6, 2019. Notifications of acceptance will be delivered by early September.
A working rough draft of the accepted paper for the conference will be due by October 20, 2019.
This week, the Independent Tribunal into Forced Organ Harvesting of Prisoners of Conscience in China released and announced its findings. We read from those conclusions and talk to Wendy Rogers of the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China.
The Common Good Foundation is partnering with Solidarity House Cooperative which is a worker-owned production company whose members have produced podcasts for nonprofit advocacy groups and churches. The operations director of Solidarity House Cooperative is Matt Stannard, J.D., a producer and activist with experience in international human rights litigation, municipal financial reform, and sustainable farming.