The Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations is organizing an international conference in Lisbon on the topic intergenerational justice and law on the 27th and 28th of May, 2010.
We have established some important partnerships with the World Future Council, the Portuguese Society of International Law, the Portuguese Association for the United Nations and Jacques Delors European Information Centre. Mr. Sándor Fülöp, the Hungarian Ombudsman for Future Generations, Dr. Axel Gosseries (University of Louvain, Belgium), Mr. Sebastien Jodoin (Centre for International Sustainable Development Law/World Future Council, Canada), Dr. Maja Göpel (World Future Council), Mrs. Lucy Stone (UNICEF, UK), Prof. Dr. Marques Guedes (Portuguese Society of International Law), Prof. Dr. Almeida Ribeiro (Portuguese Association for the United Nations), Prof. Dr. Viriato Soromenho-Marques (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and University of Lisbon), Prof. Dr. Francisco Pereira Coutinho (University Autónoma of Lisbon), Mr. Abel de Campos (European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg) and Dr. Marisa Matias (CES, Coimbra) and Judge Shlomo Shoham (former Ombudsman for Future Generations in the Israli Parliament, Israel) have already confirmed their presence.
We are sponsored by Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Tribal DDB and Olissipo Marquês de Sá Hotel. The Conference will be held in English at the Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian and is expected to have about 130 participants.
Please register for free entrance. Nevertheless, registration at the Conference is required. This policy applies to all attendees.
We are pleased to inform that 2 Euro per registered attendee will be donated to UNICEF projects, supporting children in countries vulnerable to climate change. You can help UNICEF donating more!
More information at http://www.futuregenerations-lawconference.com/