Kate Cook speaking at IBA Rome on ‘Sustainable investment in agriculture’


Kate Cook will join speakers from around the world to discuss Sustainable Investment in Agriculture at the International Bar Association’s annual conference that is taking place in Rome this year.

Agriculture will play a vital role in addressing the planet’s future needs – whether on food production, health or the preservation of the environment. The session will cover a broad diversity of sustainable investment approaches in agriculture from a legal perspective, dependent upon the geographical location of a country or region, and its economic and technological development.

Kate has specialist and wide-ranging expertise in environmental law. She also practises generally in public internationalEuropean Union and human rights law. She has appeared as counsel before the International Court of Justice in cases relating to environmental issues and genocide. Her recent work includes advising states, NGOs and international organisations on climate change issues and advising UN agencies and NGOs on a range of fisheries related issues.

To find out more information about Kate’s speaking slot at the IBA, please see here.