Webpages tagged with «Environment» - Page 2

Published Nov. 19, 2015 9:46 AM

By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts and Maxim Usynin, Research Assistant, PluriCourts

Published Nov. 18, 2015 11:50 AM

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

Published Oct. 15, 2015 9:49 AM

PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt has been nominated by the government of Norway to serve as a member of a specialized environmental panel, established as part of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague.

Published Oct. 7, 2015 3:14 PM

By Rosa Manzo, Ph.D. Candidate, PluriCourts

Published Oct. 2, 2015 2:05 PM

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) was hosted by PluriCourts on 10-12 September 2015. A selection of the best papers presented at the conference will be published in an anthology edited by PluriCourts Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal.

Published Sep. 21, 2015 10:54 AM

Article by Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn and Coordinator Ole Kristian Fauchald, in Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2015.

Published Sep. 17, 2015 8:25 AM

Special issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, edited by PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt and Evadne Grant (University of the West of England). Access the special issue (JHRE, Volume 6 (2015), Issue 2).

Published Sep. 7, 2015 9:21 AM

Three guests will contribute to our larger projects this week: Oran Young (University of California), Jeffrey Dunoff (Temple University) and Erik Voeten (Georgetown University).

UN climate negotiations in plenary
Published Sep. 1, 2015 10:47 AM

PhD Candidate Rosa Manzo cautions against too high hopes for the climate  negotiations in Paris in December. The world community struggles to reach an agreement on how to tackle climate change. It is yet unclear how strong the commitments will be, and whether it will be possible to sanction those who do not fulfil their climate goals?

Published Aug. 20, 2015 9:02 AM

In this International Law Lunch Kjell Kristian Egge (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) will present the process to develop an international legally binding agreement on marine biological diversity.

Published July 13, 2015 1:23 PM

The next climate agreement will be adopted in December 2015. It should not uphold the current division between developed and developen countries' responsibilities for climate change. Economy and society have changed, calling for a new interpretation of equity, writes PhD Candidate Rosa Manzo. Read the entire blog post.

Lofoten. Mountain and sea
Published June 19, 2015 4:39 PM

PluriCourts, will host the 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 20-24 June 2016. The theme of the Colloquium is "The Environment in Court - Environmental protection in national and international courts, tribunals, and compliance mechanisms". 

Published June 5, 2015 11:39 AM

Submit a paper for the international symposium on ‘The Present and Future Role of Investment Treaty Arbitration in Adjudicating Environmental Disputes’ (Oslo, 5-6 November 2015). The submission deadline is 15 July 2015. Go to the symposium page or read the full call.

Published May 4, 2015 8:50 AM

In this PluriCourts lunch, Professor Michael Byers will focus on different issues regarding the sovereignty of the North Pole. Who controls the Northwest Passage? Who owns the oil and gas beneath the Arctic Ocean? Which territorial claims will prevail, and why — those of the United States, Russia, Canada, or the Nordic nations?  How do we protect the fragile Arctic environment ?

Investment and the Environment
Published Apr. 30, 2015 2:49 PM

Most of the discourse and analysis on this topic has focused on issues of fragmentation, conflict, and the balancing of obligations between legal regimes.  But can International Investment Law and Environmental Law be supportive and mutually complementary?

Published Apr. 22, 2015 4:25 PM

The Fulbright Program offers grants to U.S. researchers wishing to conduct research at PluriCourts. Scholars in law, philosophy and political science holding a PhD degree are eligible to apply.

Published Apr. 15, 2015 2:57 PM

PluriCourts invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowship at PluriCourts throughout the year (with an exemption for the holiday period (1 July – 15 August) .

The duration of the contracts is 3 – 12 months. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in political science, philosophy or law.

Published Mar. 31, 2015 10:40 AM

In this seminar, Professor Steven Freeland will discuss the interaction between warfare and environmental destruction and argue for the inclusion of the crime of ‘crimes against the environment’ in the ICC Statute. All welcome!

Published Mar. 22, 2015 4:06 PM

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.

Professorboligen
Published Mar. 5, 2015 10:40 AM

This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.

Published Dec. 19, 2014 3:00 PM

In this seminar, Professor Christina Voigt, legal advisor to the Norwegian delegation to the UNFCCC, will talk about the expectations, challenges and outcome from the climate negotiations in Lima. What are the main issues at stake; how will 2015 look like; and are we finally on a way to an effective global climate agreement?

Published Dec. 19, 2014 9:21 AM

By Laura Letourneau-Tremblay, Reseach Assistant, PluriCourts and Annette Hovdal, Project Coordinator, PluriCourts

Published Dec. 5, 2014 4:21 PM

This book edited by PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt will contain a selection of the most relevant papers from the international colloquium on "The Environment in Court", which will be hosted by PluriCourts in June 2016.