28th February 2019
Time: 17.30-19.30 (Registration from 17.00)
Event followed by a drinks reception
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
The indispensability of energy resources, such as oil and gas, for State's socioeconomic development and security brings the cross-border transit of energy to the centre of international debate. In this context, pipelines embody the confluence of distinct areas of international law, from energy law and investment law to environmental and human rights law.
This event will analyse the international law implications of the transport of oil and gas by means of pipelines. Building on speakers' expertise, the panel will examine questions such as the implications of countermeasures in the transit of energy through cross-border pipelines, the environmental issues that might arise from the cross-border transit of energy, the protection of private-sector investors in pipeline projects and the legal challenges posed by the removal and disposal of offshore pipelines (a process known as decommissioning).
Graham Coop, Volterra Fietta
- Danae Azaria, University College London
- Gokce Mete, Energy Charter Secretariat
- Professor John Paterson, University of Aberdeen
Event convened by Héctor Tejero Tobed, Research Assistant in Public International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
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Pricing and Registration
- Individual: £40
- Concession: £25
- Student: £15
- Individual: £70
- Concession: £45
- Student: £25
Concession fees are applicable to academics, staff of government and NGO's.
Free NGO Places
A limited number of places for this event are available for staff of NGOs to attend free of charge as part of an initiative by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law to provide NGOs with access to legal education and training events.
Please email our Events team with your contact details, your position and the NGO that you work for. We will organise your attendance, subject to availability.
Part of the Arthur Watts Public International Law seminar series sponsored by
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This event offers the equivalent of 2 hours.
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