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Colombia: Supreme Court to hold a conference on Environmental Justice

Bogota, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Supreme Court will hold a conference on Environmental Justice with the objective of analyzing and discussing the challenges associated with the practice of law that protects the care of the planet.

As part of the activities to commemorate World Environment Day, to be held tomorrow, the panelists will discuss the challenges posed by climate change, environmental punitive law, tort liability for environmental damage, according to the court.

Other topics to be discussed will deal with the subjects that deserve special constitutional protection, contamination and illegal exploitation of mining deposits and other materials.

It is expected that experts will participate during the day to contribute to the debate, among them the Minister of Mines, Omar Camacho, and the magistrate of the Special Jurisdiction of Peace, Gloria Rodríguez.

According to the information released, the session is aimed at students, academics, researchers, public servants, environmental authorities, legislators, judges, magistrates, civil society organizations and citizens in general.

Its convocation is part of the Environmental Plan of the Supreme Court of Justice, which includes training strategies in environmental legal matters.

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