The Impact of Class Action Litigation: Learning from the Case of the Ogiek Community

2019-06-18
The Impact of Class Action Litigation: Learning from the Case of the Ogiek Community

Amnesty International will host a panel on strategic litigation and the case of the Ogiek community on Tuesday, 9 July from 10:30-12:00 at the Amnesty International Secretariat in London.

Image: Ogiek Peoples' Development Program

Amnesty International will host a panel entitled "The Impact of Class Action Litigation: Learning from the Case of the Ogiek Community" on Tuesday, 9 July from 10:30-12:00. The panel will take place in Room G.VC at the Amnesty International Secretariat, 1 Easton Street, Farringdon, London.

Daniel Kobei, Executive Director of the Ogiek Peoples' Development Program, and former and current lecturer at the Global Minority Rights Summer School, will be the keynote speaker. He will be joined by Jeremie Gilbert, Professer of Human Rights Law at Roehampton University, and Chris Chapman, Adviser/Researcher on Indigenous Rights at Amnesty International. Lucy Claridge, the Director of Strategic Litigation at Amnesty International will moderate the panel.

Following the panel, Daniel Kobei will travel to Budapest to give a lecture on the labor, land, and development issues affecting the Ogiek community.