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End Ecocide petition discussed by European Parliament – endorsed by MEP’s from across Europe/ Prisca Merz


February 26th 2015 was a big day for End Ecocide: Two hearings took place in the European Parliament: one in the morning to discuss the European Citizens’ Initiative in the light of the upcoming revision of the legislation one in

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Could the Swedish state be held liable for human rights violations induced by climate change? / Mariam Carlsson Kanyama

A case study of Sweden with reference to the Dutch law suit Urgenda et al. Abstract The world is headed for irreversible climate change and the discrepancy between climate science and politics is nearly insurmountable. In the Netherlands, 900 claimants

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OSI Geneva Forum 2014


A Universal Declaration of Rights of Nature ? Objectif Sciences International (OSI), a non-profit organisation dedicated to science education organizes a yearly conference in December at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. This year the conference focused on the potential

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The EU at a crossroads – hope and despair in the face of a dangerous return to growth as sole goal as the world heats and global players realise the need to act


On December 1st, Prisca, the initiator of the European Citizens’ Initiative, presented End Ecocide at the 40th anniversary of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), an umbrella organisation bringing together citizens’ environmental organisations from all over Europe in order to influence

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Workshop about European Citizens’ Initiative shows the instrument is on the crossroads


Following our conference on Oct 13th in Brussels, we focused in the afternoon of Oct 14th on the instrument of European Citizens’ Initiative, by organsising a workshop together with The ECI Campaign. We brought together several past, present and future

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End Ecocide Conference: the launch of worldwide new campaign for International Justice for the Earth

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On October the 13th, the End Ecocide initiative gathered legal experts, scientists, NGOs, politics and citizens in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels to talk about the ecocide concept and ways to implement it at national, european

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MEP candidates supporting End Ecocide initiative – France


Corinne Lepage (Députée européenne, candidat Liste Europe Citoyenne – Région Ile de France): Le droit et la justice sont de puissants instruments de civilisation. Les écosystèmes sont la base de notre économie et de notre survie, il est urgent d’adapter

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MEP candidates supporting End Ecocide initiative – Germany and Austria

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MEP candidates supporting End Ecocide initiative – UK and Italy


Keith Taylor (MEP candidate, Green Party U.K.): Making ‘Ecocide’ the 5th Crime Against Peace is essential if we are to halt environmental destruction. This is the time to introduce new standards into European law. Will Duckworth (MEP candidate Green Party U.K.):

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