ABA Hispanic Commission – Environmental Issues in North America During COVID-19 Webinar – Perspectives from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico

LEGAL SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS 2.0
Environmental Issues in North America During COVID-19 – Perspectives from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico
Part 3 of 3

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

12:00 PM (CT) / 1:00PM (EST – Toronto time)

Description

This webinar will provide an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on energy production, natural resource exploitation, economic prosperity, and environmental conservation issues in remote and northern indigenous communities across Canada, the U.S., ane Mexico. The panel will also provide an update on the current legal frameworks governing indigenous rights and environmental abuses by transnational energy and natural resource extraction companies.

This webinar will feature an introduction from ABA President Trish Refo and will feature attorneys from Canada, the US, and Mexico.

This program is part 3 of 3 of the ABA Hispanic Commission’s Digital Legal Summit of the Americas 2.0. For information on all three programs and last years Legal Summit of the Americas please visit: Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities’ Legal Summit page.

PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOT FOR CLE CREDIT.
CART services will be available.

Register here – https://americanbar.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__TOBZonvRz-r2sUZ8PHMQA

Speakers

Bryan Buttigieg, Miller Thomson
Michael Gerard, Columbia Law School, New York, NY
Sandra Gogal, Miller Thomson
Federico Ruanova-Guinea, Baker McKenzie

Moderator

Elí Salomón, ABA YLD liaison to the ABA Hispanic Commission
Co-Sponsors

ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice
The Canadian Bar Association