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Subject: 2d Annual IWLC
From: GreenLife Society <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Academic forum on fisheries ecology and related topics <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 2 Dec 1996 17:53:36 -0800

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2d Annual International Wildlife Law Conference: Registration Materials

The 2d Annual International Wildlife Law Conference will take place on April
8, 1997 in Washington DC at the Georgetown University Law Center.  

Conference co-sponsors are:

 American Society of International Law's wildlife section
 GreenLife Society - North America
 Georgetown International Environmental Law Review
 Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law & Policy
 Environmental Law Society, American University School of Law
 Detroit College of Law-Michigan State University

The conference will utilize the same three panel format as at last year's
conference.  The panels for the conference are as follows:


The precautionary principle and international wildlife treaty regimes

Moderator: David Favre, Faculty of Law, Detroit College of Law - Michigan
State University

 Drs. Jonathan Verschuuren & Chris Backes, Faculty of Law, Tilburg
University, Netherlands, "The Precautionary Principle in European and Dutch
Wildlife Protection Law and Policy;"
 Dr. Joan E. Russow, Co-ordinator, Global Compliance Research project &
Sessional lecturer, Global Issues, Environmental Studies Program, U. Of
Victoria, "The Implications of Compliance with the Precautionary Principle:
Report to the Commission on Sustainable Development;"
 Dr. W.M. von Zharen, College of Wildlife and Agriculture; College of
Geosciences and Maritime Studies, Texas A&M University,  Galveston, Texas,
USA, "Stewarding Marine Species: Beyond the Precautionary Principle;"
 William C. Burns, Director, GreenLife Society - North America, "The
Application of the 4P Approach to Implement the Precautionary Principle in
the Context of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
of Wild Fauna and Flora;"
 Dr. Sudhir K. Chopra, Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental
Science and Policy and Department of International Relations, Central
European University, Budapest, Hungary & Craig Hanson, Member, Illinois
state bar, "Deep Ecology to the Precautionary Principle: Ethical Principles
Evolve into Customary International Law."


The International Whaling Commission and the aboriginal whaling exception.

Moderator: To be announced

 Bill Dollinger, Wildlife Coordinator, Friends of Animals, Washington, DC,
"Return to Commercial Whaling: Playing the Native Card;"
 Dr. Harry Scheiber, Stefan Riesenfeld Professor of Law and History, &
Associate Dean of Law for Jurisprudence & Social Policy, Boalt Hall School
of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA, "The
Ethical Basis and Proper Limits of Special Indigenous Claims;"
 Karen Barton, Dept. Of Geography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona,
USA, "Common Property Theory and the Resource Dilemma: The Case of the
California Gray Whale;" 
 Leesteffy Jenkins, The Humane Society of the United States/Humane Society
International, "Aboriginal Subsistence Quotas at the International Whaling
Commission: Tradition or Travesty?;"
 Phoebe Wray, President of the Board, Center for Action on Endangered
Species, topic to be announced.


The Convention on Biological Diversity: Problems and Prospects

Moderator: William P. Weiner, Faculty of Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

 Lyle Glowka, Legal Officer, International Union for the Conservation of
Nature Environmental Law Center, Bonn, Germany, "The Convention on
Biological Diversity: A New Context for Wildlife Conservation;"
 Dr. Maria Gavouneli, Associate, Hellenic Institute of International and
Law, Athens, Greece; "The New Mediterranean Protocol on Biodiversity:
Regional Approaches in a Wider Context;"
 Manuel Ruiz, Senior Researcher, Biodiversity Program, Sociedad Peruana de
Derecho Ambiental, Peru, "International Wildlife Traffic and Article 15 of
the Convention on Biological Diversity;"
 Dr. Tracy Dobson, Associate Dean of International Studies, Michigan State
University, Lansing, Michigan, USA, "Radical Restructuring of Environmental
Policy to Preserve Biodiversity in Africa: Malawi at the Crossroads;"
 Chris Wold, Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American
University & staff attorney , Center for International Environmental Law,
topic to be announced.

Registration may be effectuated by printing out the form below and mailing
it to the following address: Professor David Favre, Detroit College of Law -
Michigan State University, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
48824.  Checks should be made out to "Detroit College of Law at Michigan
State University."

Registration Form: 2d Annual International Wildlife Law Conference, April 8,
Georgetown University School of Law Center

Name: ____________________________________________

Organization: _____________________________

Address: _________________________________

City: __________________________

State: ________________________

Postal Code: ___________  

Country _______________

Phone: ________________

Fax:   _________________

E-mail: ________________

Fees (Check One):

Regular _____ ($50.00 until March 1st, $55.00 thereafter)

Student _____  ($25.00)  

Please mail to: Professor David Favre, Detroit College of Law - Michigan
State University, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.  Checks
should be made out to "Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University."

William C. Burns                                        	
Director, GreenLife Society - North American Chapter 
700 Cragmont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94708 USA  	
Phone/Fax: (510) 558-0620	
E-mail: [log in to unmask]                        	
WWW site:                                                          	

GLSNA Affiliations:

The EarthAction Network
The Galapagos Coalition
Reseau International d'ONG sur la Desertification (RIOD)
Accredited NGO Observer, International Whaling Commission
European Social Science Fisheries Network

The great use of life is to spend it for something
that will outlast it.
                                   -- William James

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