Käte Hamburger Lecture

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26
11
2019
26/11/2019

Shadow Negotiators: How the UN Shapes the Rules of Global Trade to Protect Food Security

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In the 34th Käte Hamburger Lecture, Dr Matias E Margulis, Lecturer in International Political Economy at the School of Social and Political Science (University of Edinburgh), will shed light on the interlinkages between food security and international trade in global governance.

Fighting hunger is a longstanding goal of international cooperation based on the recognition that hunger is a global problem that cannot be solved by states acting alone. In this talk, Margulis will analyse efforts by international organizations to incorporate human rights and development concerns related to food security into international economic law. Thereby he seeks to demonstrate that multiple United Nations agencies – including the Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Food Programme, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – have intervened in global trade rule-making at the World Trade Organization in an effort to steer such rules toward outcomes that protect global food security.

 

Venue: NRW School of Governance, LS Room 105, Lotharstraße 53, 47057 Duisburg

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 6:00-8:00 pm

Please register by November 20, 2019 at events@gcr21.uni-due.de.

30
10
2019
30/10/2019

Is the Paris Agreement Working?

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With Prof. Dr David Victor (Professor at the School of Global Policy & Strategy, UC San Diego)

As a global response to the threat of catastrophic climate change, the Paris Agreement offered a fresh approach to fostering cooperation among countries to address the imminent climate crisis. By design, it is more flexible and inclusive than earlier agreements, such as the Kyoto Protocol. Many analysts supported this new approach because it would be more effective. From our vantage point of today, four years later, this lecture will take stock of the evidence to assess whether it is indeed working.

Date: October 30, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Venue: Gerhard-Mercator Saal, Gebäude LR (Gerhard-Mercator-Haus), Lotharstraße 57, 47057 Duisburg

Please register by October 27, 2019 at events@gcr21-uni-due.de.

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