Guest lecture and Training: Polly Higgins - November 23rd and 24th 2012 · BOKU

Ecocide – The missing 5th Crime against Peace In 2010, award winning author and international lawyer Polly Higgins proposed to the United Nations that Ecocide be made the 5th Crime against Peace. Polly Higgins will talk to us about the Law of Ecocide which is called to be in place by 2020 and how it will create a new framework for the global economy triggering change on the scale necessary to address our environmental problems.