Webpages tagged with «Environment» - Page 2

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

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.