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Join Us on 10/20 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: Pakistan’s Legal Framework to Manage the Risks of Extreme Climate Events & Disasters

Join us on October 20 at 2 p.m. EDT for our next foreign, comparative, and international law webinar titled, “Pakistan’s Legal Framework to Manage the Risks of Extreme Climate Events & Disasters.”

Please register here.

Flyer announcing upcoming foreign law webinar, Pakistan’s Legal Framework to Manage the Risks of Extreme Climate Events & Disasters, created by Kelly Goles.

This past summer, nearly one-third of Pakistan was struck by floods caused by unusually heavy monsoon rains and melting glacier runoffs. The flooding began in mid-June and has continued into September, where as of now it is being reported that nearly 1,400 people have died, 13,000 were injured, and millions of people have been displaced and rendered homeless. This webinar will try to provide an overview of Pakistan’s legal and policy framework for dealing with climate change issues and managing the risk of extreme climate events and disasters at the federal, provincial, and local levels. It will focus on environmental protection, climate change adaptation and mitigation measures, national disaster risk reduction and management, and climate change litigation. The webinar will also explore challenges for strengthening institutional capacity and governance to deal with climate change disasters.

This webinar will be presented by Senior Foreign Law Specialist Tariq Ahmad. Tariq’s work at the Law Library covers mostly South Asian common law jurisdictions, particularly India and Pakistan. He takes a particular research interest in religion and law issues in the South Asia region. Tariq holds an LL.M. degree in international law from American University Washington College of Law and an LL.B. from University College London. He also holds a BA in political science from Ohio State University.

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One Comment

  1. Albornoz Alcantara Luis Alberto
    September 29, 2022 at 12:28 pm

    Thank you for this opportunity of learning the skills to do international legal research.

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