January 9, 2008
Professor Svitlana Kravchenko to Speak at ENR Fireside Conversation Series January 16 at 4:30 p.m.
The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, along with the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies Program, continues its “Earth on Fire: A Series of Fireside Conversations On Global Warming” 2007-2008 series with a talk by Professor Svitlana Kravchenko, Director of the School of Law’s LL.M. Program, who will be speaking on “Global Warming and Human Rights.” Professor Kravchenko, who teaches International Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environment, and Global Environmental Challenges, joinstaught national and international environmental law for more than 25 years in Ukraine before coming to Oregon. She maintains an active presence in international affairs, serving as Vice-Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Aarhus Public Participation Convention in Geneva and continuing as president of the public interest environmental law firm that she created in Ukraine thirteen years ago. The event will take place Wednesday, January 16, at 4:30 p.m., at the Many Nations Longhouse adjacent to the School of Law. It is free and open to all members of the University community.