The NCP Summer School will take place from the 1st to the 4th of September 2022 at the University of Caen (Normandy, France). A UN Model Session will be organised for the international students nominated and selected by professors all around the world. It will be followed by a full day of discovery of the history of Normandy Region on September 6th available for the international students only.

During these days, students from various backgrounds will gather in Normandy to learn about key issues and initiatives undertaken by the Normandy Chair for Peace. 

The Summer School is also open to university lecturers, researchers, professionals dealing with human rights and environmental law, to national and international officials and NGO members.

It will be an opportunity to deal with a wide range of topics concerning the historical necessity for a law/rights of future generations, climate change, transitional justice, the necessary dialogue with indigenous peoples, international environmental law, human security, etc.

On the 5th of September will be hold a Model United Nations simulation on climate peace and human security, including existential threats. The aim is to experiment how multilateral negotiations take place in order to promote rights of future generations. Two training sessions in Zoom will be provided in August with the coaching of members of the Normandy Chair for Peace for the international students selected.

Based on the main idea that « We will have Peace on Earth when we have Peace with the Earth », the Normandy Chair for Peace intends to share widely with Anglophone and Francophone participants expertise in the areas of future generations law, SDGs and sustainable peace.

Organizing commitee

  • Prof. Nicholas ROBINSON, Chairman Emeritus of the Normandy Chair for Peace.
  • Antonio OPOSA, Leader of the Normandy Chair for Peace.
  • Emilie GAILLARD, General Coordinator of the Normandy Chair for Peace.
  • Leslie CLOUD,  Head of the Normandy Chair for Peace on indigenous peoples research line
  • David FORMAN, Co-head of the Normandy Chair for Peace lines of researches on Climate change and indigenous peoples.
  • Alyn WARE, Strategic Head of the the Normandy Chair for Peace Climate justice line of research.


This Summer School has been organised through various partnerships with:

  • CNRS
  • Normandy Region
  • University of Caen Normandy
  • Sciences Po Rennes, campus of Caen (Grade Master degree, “Future generations and legal transitions”).
  • Environmental Law Program, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (USA)
  • ICEL- International Council of Environmental Law - Madrid Carlos 3 (Spain)
  • Société Française pour le Droit de l’Environnement
  • world commission on environmental law - IUCN





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