7-11 December:  Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris

26-27 September:  ASEAN Symposium on Human Rights and the Environment, Myanmar

24-25 June:  Symposium hosted by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Beijing

22 June:  Symposium at Wuhan University

10-11 June:  Annual Meeting of Special Procedures, Geneva

8-9 June:  Bonn Climate Change Conference

21-22 May:  Conference on International Environmental Law and Disaster Risk, Stanford Law School

15 April:  Presentation at Southern Methodist University, Dallas

26-27 March:  “The Human Face of Environmental Inequality” – Conference at Wake Forest University

23 March:  Inter-American Human Rights Commission, Washington, D.C.

10 March:  Presentation to Graduate Institute, Geneva

9 March: Annual Report to the Human Rights Council, Geneva


8-12 December:  Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change

20-24 October:  Country Visit to France

1-2 October:  Annual Meeting of Special Procedures, Geneva

5-7 September: Yale Conference on Human Rights and Environmental Sustainability

17 July: Public Consultation on Climate Change and Human Rights, Geneva

15-16 July: Expert Consultation on Climate Change and Human Rights, Chamonix, France

22 May: Expert Consultation on Environmental Human Rights Defenders in Bangkok, Thailand

4-6 April: Chico Vive: Chico Mendes Conference in Washington, D.C.

12-13 March: Environmental Human Rights Defender Conference in Geneva

11 March: Annual Report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva

11 March: Side-Event on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations in Geneva

23-24 January: – Johannesburg Expert Consultation on Constitutional Environmental Rights


12 December: Side-Event at the 6th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development

31 October: 3rd Meeting of the Focal Points Appointed by the Governments of the Signatory Countries of the Declaration on the Application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin American and the Caribbean

21-22 October – Copenhagen: Consultation in connection with Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)

28 July – 4 August – Costa Rica: Country visit

26-27 July – Panama:  Consultation on vulnerable groups

24-26 June – Vienna:  Annual meeting of special procedures

21-22 June – Geneva: Expert meeting on substantive rights and duties

26-27 April – New Haven, Connecticut:  Yale/UNITAR meeting on “Rights in Environmental Governance: Explaining their Emergence, Examining their Effectiveness”

8 March – Geneva: meetings with civil society

7 March – Geneva: side-event on upcoming issues

6 March – Geneva: Presentation of first report to Human Rights Council

22-23 February:  Consultation on procedural rights and duties.

21 February – Nairobi: side-event on human rights and the environment

18 February – Nairobi:  Presentation to UNEP Ministerial Plenary.


19 October – Washington, DC: Consultation on scoping issues

11-13 September – Geneva: meetings with civil society, others