Green Cross Italy sponsors an international conference, Rock Inside 2009: Environmental Law, on 5 September at Bibiena Theatre Academy in Mantua, Italy. It seeks to promote the concept of a UN Universal Declaration on Environmental Rights.
Rock Inside is an Independent Non-profit Association that promotes the UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights, culture, art and music as a means of reducing confrontation and promoting intercultural dialogue. It also promotes initiatives that support the environment.
The themes of the conference are: Crime against Environment, Crime against Humanity; Amazon: the second destruction of green areas; China: 100 ecological cities; and promoting sustainability in Italy.
The Mantua event is being held under the patronage of the Permanent Secretariat of Nobel Peace Laureates Summits presided by Mikhail Gorbachev and Walter Veltroni. Nobel Peace Laureates Betty Williams and Lech Walesa will be taking part in the conference, as will scores of other political decision-makers, scientists, journalists and non-governmental organizations.