Webpages tagged with «Environment»

Published Oct. 16, 2017 11:45 AM

PhD candidate Rosa Manzo discusses whether States have obligations under the Paris Agreement in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

Picture of the presenters at the colloquium, standing in front of a bookshelf.
Published Sep. 27, 2017 1:32 PM

On the 21st of September, PluriCourts, with generous funding from the Norwegian Research Council and Lovsamlingsfondet, brought together young researchers from around the world for the first postgraduate colloquium on the frontiers of international environmental law. Topics from the creation of a court for the environment, to prosecuting the crime of ecocide at the ICC, to the legal consequences of space debris were discussed.

Published Aug. 4, 2017 1:46 PM

Chapter by Professor Freya Baetens in the edited book "Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunals: 1992 - 2012," edited by Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and H.E. Judge C.G. Weeramantry.

Published July 24, 2017 9:25 AM

Approximately 22.5 million people have had to flee their homes due to natural disasters and climate change in 2008-2017. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre of International Law at Belo Horizonte, Brazil, invited Professor Cecilia Bailliet to teach Latin American students about the rights of these displaced persons.

Published Mar. 14, 2017 8:57 AM

PluriCourts Centre of Excellence for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order in collaboration with the Faculty of Law welcome 20 young scholars working in the area of International Law and Environment to present and discuss their work in a subject-specific forum.

Published Nov. 8, 2016 9:51 AM

PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt has contributed to the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law with a chapter on the role of the International Court of Justice in climate change-related claims.

Published Oct. 7, 2016 9:08 AM

The Paris Agreement will enter into force on 4 November 2016. The agreement requires the deposition of instruments of ratification or acceptance by at least 55 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change accounting for at least 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions. 

Published Sep. 23, 2016 10:21 AM

Master thesis by PluriCourts research assistant Chrysa Alexandraki available on SSRN

Portrait of Franz Xaver Perrez
Published Aug. 30, 2016 10:01 AM

Ambassador Franz Xaver Perrez, Head of International Affairs Division, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland, will give a seminar on the topic of international environmental governance.

Published Aug. 5, 2016 12:58 PM

Professor Christina Voigt has written a chapter on "Climate Change and Damages" in the recently published "Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law".

Published Aug. 3, 2016 2:24 PM

This volume edited by Christina Voigt explores the interlinkages between the UNFCCC guidance for REDD+ and other international legal regimes. It aims to examine how and to what extent REDD+ is embedded in the international legal framework. Prof. Voigt has also contributed with two chapters to the book. 

Published June 1, 2016 11:23 AM

A new article on "Differentiation in the Paris Agreement" by Christina Voigt and Felipe Ferreira has recently been published in a special issue of Climate Law on the Paris agreement.

Published Mar. 21, 2016 10:15 AM

The IUCNAEL organizing team are happy to announce that  Vidar Helgensen, the Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, will open the IUCNAEL Colloquium. The colloquium is held in Oslo 20-24 June.

Published Mar. 17, 2016 9:52 AM

The second in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses texts by Daniel Bodansky, Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane, and Nienke Grossman.

Published Mar. 10, 2016 1:43 PM

The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a milestone in the global fight against climate change. In this forum, we discuss how this agreement came about and what does it actually entail to for states when committing to such a goal? How effective is it? And how fair?

Published Mar. 9, 2016 11:09 AM

PhD candidate Rosa Manzo has been awarded NOK 30 000 from the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) to finance her stay as a visiting scholar at the New Zealand Center for Environmental Law.

Published Mar. 4, 2016 5:15 PM

Professor Christina Voigt has an written an article on the compliance mechanism in the Paris Agreement. The article is to be published in the Review of European Community and International Environmental Law.

Published Mar. 3, 2016 4:33 PM

Registration is now open for 14th Colloquium of the  IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, hosted by Pluricourts in Oslo, 20-24 June, 2016. The colloquium's theme is "The Environment in Court". To the registration.

Published Feb. 25, 2016 10:10 AM

The first in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses two core texts: one by Karen Alter and one by Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke.

Published Feb. 8, 2016 9:13 AM

Daniel Naurin, Coordinator and Professor of Political Science, PluriCourts.

Published Jan. 13, 2016 8:38 AM

In this article, Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn, Coordinator Ole Kristian Fauchald and researcher Laura Letourneau-Tremblay discuss strategies to achieve the EU's renewable energy goals. Read the full article (SSRN).

Published Dec. 17, 2015 12:14 PM

PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt will explain and discuss the Paris Agreement on Climate Change which was concluded on 12 December 2015. Voigt just came back from Paris where she worked as legal advisor and negotiator for the Norwegian government during the two-weeks long UN climate negotiations.

She will be sharing inside-views of the negotiations as well as answering questions as to the content and significance of the agreement.

Published Dec. 15, 2015 7:34 AM

PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt is part of the Norwegian team at the climate negotiations in Paris. In the Norwegian TV programme Dagsnytt 18, she talked about the binding climate agreement which was concluded on 12 December 2015.

Published Dec. 14, 2015 1:57 PM

By Christina Voigt, Coordinator/Professor, PluriCourts and Legal Advisor to the Government of Norway at the UN climate negotiations