Rosa Manzo Awarded Tokyo Foundation Scholarship
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.
PhD candidate Rosa Manzo. Photo: UiO
The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund supports "the education of outstanding students pursuing graduate level study in the social sciences and humanities with high potential for leadership and commitment to exercising leadership". The fund aims to create future leaders who will "contribute to peace and the well-being of humankind."
- I am very happy to be given this opportunity, says Manzo.
Rosa Manzo is writing her PhD on climate change Law at PluriCourts. She will be visiting the New Zealand Center for Environmental Law for 5 months in the fall 2016. In New Zealand she joins the “Research Project on Ethics and Justice in Formulating National Climate Change Policies, which is carried out by the University of Auckland in partnership with Widener University.
The research conducted during her stay will support her thesis, which has the working title: A Dynamic Interpretation of the Principle of Equity in the Context of the Next Climate Change Regime – Equity as a Force of Gravity.