Dagelijks archief: mei 27, 2019

The Dutch climate case Urgenda on the agenda of the 18th Annual Conference on European Tort Law

Each year in the week after Easter the most significant developments of the past year in the field of tort law in Europe are discussed at the Annual Conference on European Tort Law, organized by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL) and the Institute for European Tort Law (ETL). This conference welcomes practitioners and academics not only from Europe, but from all over the world. Experts from across Europe present the highlights of their contributions to the Yearbooks European Tort Law, which are published yearly. UCALL members Jessy Emaus and myself, represent the Netherlands. At the 18th Annual Conference on European Tort Law that took place in Vienna at the Austrian Supreme Court/Palace of Justice on 25-27 April 2018, I spoke about the case of 2018 from our country that has received most attention: the historic climate case Urgenda versus the Dutch State, putting climate change at the top of everyone’s agenda. Lees verder