GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #1

Environmental War Crimes in Russia’s War against Ukraine with Marie G. Jacobsson In the first GROMADA lecture, Ambassador Marie G. Jacobsson from Sweden sets the scene by introducing the topic and several initiatives on the topic on the international level. Since 2014, Ukraine has documented environmental damage from the Russian aggression. Marie Jacobsson explore with […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #2

International Criminal Law and ecocide as an international crime with Nicole Citeroni. Following recent calls for action by human rights institutions to criminalise and prosecute #ecocide, it is more important than ever to shed light on this controversial notion and its potential qualification as the fifth international crime in the #RomeStatute. This lecture will provide a […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #3

Environmental damage observed during the full-scale invasion of Ukraine with the Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS) War damages the environment in a multitude of ways, some direct, some indirect. This lecture will introduce the key drivers of environmental harm in relation to past and current armed conflicts, as well as recent policy measures intended to address […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #4

Working with available environmental data in Ukraine with CEOBS Anna McKean’s and Iryna Babanina’s lecture focuses on the essential environmental data collection system in Ukraine, as well as gaps and needs in collecting reliable evidence of environmental harm and scientifically solid and sufficient data to support post-war recovery. Special attention is paid to the changes […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #5

The legal protection of wildlife in war with Saba Pipia Saba Pipia’s presentation highlights the substantial impact of war on different types of animals, using Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as a recent illustration. It concentrates on three observed trends of animal distress during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: first, the targeting and destruction of zoo animals; […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #6

Env. Protection during Armed Conflict-Ukraine’s Perspective with Nataliia Hendel Nataliia Hendel’s lecture is dedicated to the protection of the environment during international armed conflict under international humanitarian law. We will consider the obligations of Ukraine and the Russian Federation to protect the environment during international armed conflict. We will focus on Ukraine’s measures for monitoring […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #7

A right to healthy environment in times of armed conflict with Amanda Kron Potential harm to human rights and the environment is amplified in situations of conflict. This presentation will focus on applying the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment in relation to armed conflicts, including a case study on corporate responsibility. Speaker: […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #8

Community monitoring of nat. resource system & environment, N. Turreira-Garcia This lecture explores methods to weave different knowledge systems, such as scientific knowledge and indigenous and local ecological knowledge, into community monitoring of natural resources. Meaningful involvement of indigenous and rural peoples in fragile contexts, use of Information and Communication Technology and data quality is […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #9

Greened human rights and armed conflicts Over the past decades, several human rights bodies like the European Court of Human Rights have interpreted specific human rights as covering parts of the environment, such as emissions and even impacts of natural catastrophes. This evolution is often described as a “greening” of human rights. At the same […]

GROMADA WEBINAR SERIES: LECTURE #10

Citizen science for environmental and health issues in conflict zones What is the impact of the war in Ukraine’s environmental heritage? What are the consequences for citizens’ health and how can communities take action for environmental justice? The lecture will foster knowledge exchange and understanding on Ukrainian citizen science initiatives to shed light on key factors […]