The Promise Institute Podcast

What is the future for Ecocide?

November 25, 2020 The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law Season 2 Episode 5
The Promise Institute Podcast
What is the future for Ecocide?
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The Promise Institute Podcast
What is the future for Ecocide?
Nov 25, 2020 Season 2 Episode 5
The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law

In this episode of the Promise Institute Podcast, Margaret Rose-Goddard of the Future Law Institute speaks with Promise Institute executive director Kate Mackintosh and Jojo Mehta from the Stop Ecocide Foundation about developing a new international crime of “Ecocide” to address environmental harms.  This conversation took place at the Future Law Virtual Summit: FLVS2020.

Margaret Rose-Goddard is a lawyer, anti-corruption and transparency advocate, and a serial social entrepreneur driven to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges through policy, innovation and empathy.

Jojo Mehta co-founded the Stop Ecocide campaign in 2017 and is now Chair of the Board of the Stop Ecocide Foundation in the Netherlands.  She is the convener of the Independent Expert Panel for the Legal Definition of Ecocide chaired by Philippe Sands QC and Justice Florence Mumba.

Kate Mackintosh is the Executive Director of the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA and a co-chair of the Independent Expert Panel for the Legal Definition of Ecocide.

Read more about the Independent Expert Panel here.

Show Notes

In this episode of the Promise Institute Podcast, Margaret Rose-Goddard of the Future Law Institute speaks with Promise Institute executive director Kate Mackintosh and Jojo Mehta from the Stop Ecocide Foundation about developing a new international crime of “Ecocide” to address environmental harms.  This conversation took place at the Future Law Virtual Summit: FLVS2020.

Margaret Rose-Goddard is a lawyer, anti-corruption and transparency advocate, and a serial social entrepreneur driven to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges through policy, innovation and empathy.

Jojo Mehta co-founded the Stop Ecocide campaign in 2017 and is now Chair of the Board of the Stop Ecocide Foundation in the Netherlands.  She is the convener of the Independent Expert Panel for the Legal Definition of Ecocide chaired by Philippe Sands QC and Justice Florence Mumba.

Kate Mackintosh is the Executive Director of the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA and a co-chair of the Independent Expert Panel for the Legal Definition of Ecocide.

Read more about the Independent Expert Panel here.