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Dr Ivano Alogna

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Dr Ivano Alogna is the Arthur Watts Research Fellow in Environmental and Climate Change Law at BIICL and leads its rapidly developing environmental and climate change law programme.

Ivano is a member of the World Commission on Environmental Law of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and its Climate Change Expert Group, and Expert of the 'Environmental Law and Policy' Commission, IUCN French Committee. He was appointed General Rapporteur of the Project 'Global Pact for the Environment', coordinated by the French Constitutional Council and the Club des Juristes. He is also a member of the European Law Institute (ELI) project on 'Ecocide'.

Furthermore, he is a licensed Attorney-at-Law at the Bar of Milan.

Ivano lectures on Global Environmental Law (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Climate Change Law, Environmental Liability (Lyon Catholic University and the Catholic University of the West), Private Law (University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas), Sustainable Consumer Law (European Consumer Organisation) and Comparative Law.

He is the co-editor (with C. Bakker and J.-P. Gauci) of the book 'Climate Change Litigation: Global Perspectives' (2021) recently published by Brill.

Ivano holds a PhD in Comparative and International Environmental Law from the Sorbonne Law School, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, an LLM in Environmental Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, a Diploma in Comparative Law from the International Faculty of Comparative Law (France), a first-class honours LLM and LLB in Comparative Environmental Law from the University of Insubria, Postgraduate Diplomas in Climate Change Law and Environmental Liability Law from the University of Milan (Italy) and a law degree from the Catholic University of Avila (Spain).

He has carried out several international research stays, including at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (USA); at the Law, Environment and Development Centre, SOAS University of London (UK); at the Indian Law Institute (India); and at the Research Institute on Environmental Law, University of Wuhan (China).

Ivano's research interests include Legal Theory, Private Law, Comparative and International Environmental Law, with a special focus on "the Circulation of Legal Models in the Environmental Field. Towards a Global Environmental Law", topic of his PhD.

 

Dr Ivano Alogna

Arthur Watts Research Fellow in Environmental and Climate Change Law

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