Date: 8 Sessions: 9, 16, 23, 30 March, 6, 13, 20, 27 April 2022
Time: 13.00 - 15.00 (UK time)
This online course offers a comprehensive overview of climate change law and the legal responses to the current climate crisis. Bringing together a distinguished cohort of scholars and practitioners, the course is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the relevant legal frameworks as well as to enhance their understanding of the way climate change impacts other areas of international law including territory, human rights, trade and investment.
By the end of the course, participants will:
- Have a clear understanding of the principal elements of International and Comparative Climate Change Law;
- Have a comprehension of the complex (scientific, economic, political and legal) framework of climate change issues;
- Better understand the international regime and the global governance of climate change, including as it relates to other areas of international law;
- Be able to critically assess the legal tools and principles related to climate change;
- Be able to analyse the principal challenges relating to the implementation and compliance of climate change law;
- Be able to identify national and international initiatives and opportunities for climate change action.
- United Nations Climate Change Regime
- Principles of Climate Change Law
- Climate Change Legal Mechanisms
- Climate Change Litigation
- Territory, Sovereignty and Climate Change
- Migration and Climate Change
- Business, Human Rights and Climate Change
- Trade, Investment and Climate Change
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Dr Ivano Alogna, Arthur Watts Research Fellow in Environmental and Climate Change Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
The virtual course format will consist of a series of 8 sessions in which live (synchronous) teaching is offered via Zoom. Participants will be able to interact with the tutors and amongst themselves on screen.
Pricing and Registration
The course cost per person is £700
Please contact The event team if you would like to register for this course.
Member Discount: 15% discount for individual members of BIICL
Details of individual memberships
- 15% discount for groups of 3 or more attendees from NGO organisations or staff of government
- 15% discount for groups of 5 or more attendees from commercial organisations
To apply for any of the group discounts please Contact Us
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession.
In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community.
Applications for training scholarships must be received at least three weeks ahead of the course start date (16 February 2022).
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This event offers the equivalent of 20 CPD hours.
A certificate of attendance will be issued to participants attending a minimum of 80% of all sessions.
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