Glopar New Conference at 1 December 2017


 “Human rights and the environment: “A right to freedom from pollution?  Human rights in a changing climate”


(UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Implications of Hazardous Substances and Waste)

MODERATOR: Dr. İlhami Alkan Olsson, İÜ SBF, RWI

1 December 2017 Friday at 15.00  İÜ Seyyid Hasan Paşa Medresesi, Vezneciler

(1 Aralık 2017   Cuma 15.00  İÜ Seyyid Hasan Paşa Medresesi, Vezneciler)

"Views on the role of human rights in preventing and providing remedy for hostile impacts of pollution in the face of a changing political and economic climate around the world."

BASKUT TUNCAK was appointed Special Rapporteur on the human rights implications of hazardous substances and wastes by the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council in 2014.

Mr. Tuncak is an international lawyer, specializing in laws and policies on the management of toxic chemicals and other environmental issues.   He is currently a senior researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Lund University, Sweden and a visiting scholar at American University Washington College of Law. Previously, Mr Tuncak was a senior attorney with the not-for-profit Center for International Environmental Law and has served in advisory roles with the UN Environment Program. (