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Constantinos Yiallourides

Biography Dr Constantinos Yiallourides is the Arthur Watts Research Fellow in Law of the Sea at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) where he leads the Institute's Watts Programme of research, training, and events in the law of the sea and global ocean governance. He is also Lecturer in International Law at Macquarie University, School of Law, Sydney. He was previously lecturer in international law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, post-doctoral researcher…

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Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC has a distinguished legal career spanning over 50 years. Nigel was called to the Bar in 1971 and appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1992. He practises mainly in England and Wales, but also in Hong Kong, Belize and the Caribbean. He has been recommended as a leading silk in the Legal 500 since 2000 in the specialties of Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Environment, Immigration and Value Added Tax. Nigel has been nominated by The Lawyer magazine for…

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Roy Andrew Partain

Biography Professor Roy Andrew Partain holds a personal chair in international and comparative law and in mathematical analysis of law in the School of Law at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK). His research on economic models of climate change and their impact on climate policy, on the economic analysis of environmental law, on the use of game theory and mechanism design to achieve regulatory goals, particularly for reducing atmospheric carbon, are globally recognized. His articles…

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Alina Holzhausen

Biography Alina Holzhausen is a Research Assistant in Environmental and Climate Change Law at BIICL. She is also a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, researching climate change litigation and human rights. Alina graduated from the University of Bayreuth with a German diploma in law and holds a Maîtrise in International Law (University of Bordeaux) and an LLM in International Law and International Relations (University of Aberdeen). She practised law at the German Parliament…

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Ingrid Gubbay

Biography Ingrid Gubbay is the European head of Human Rights and environmental law based at the London office of the law firm Hausfeld. She has been a litigator for 24 years and practicing at Hausfeld for the past thirteen years. Ingrid is a member of the International Law Association (Australian branch) and undertakes a mix of international and domestic human rights and climate related cases, and high-level policy and advocacy work in these areas. She has won awards for her ground-breaking…

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Jean-Pierre Gauci

Biography Dr. Jean-Pierre Gauci is Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law and Director of Teaching and Training at BIICL. Recruited in 2014 as a research coordinator for the British Influences on International Law Project, his role was extended to that of research fellow in August 2015 and associate senior research fellow in 2017. Jean-Pierre holds a PhD in Law from King's College London with research that focused on trafficking based asylum claims. He also holds a Doctor of Laws…

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Christine Bakker

Biography Christine holds a PhD in public international law from the European University Institute, Florence, and her main areas of research are human rights law including children's rights, international environmental law and climate change. She has published widely in these fields and has recently co-edited, with Ivano Alogna and Jean-Pierre Gauci, the edited volume Climate Change Litigation: Global Perspectives (Brill Publ., 2021). She also carried out research for the Unicef Innocenti…

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Ivano Alogna

Biography 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…

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What next for the International Law Commission?

EVENTS What next for the International Law Commission? Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Image Mathias P.R. Reding Supported by Event Details At the 32nd meeting of the United Nations General Assembly held in November 2021, 18 new members were elected to the International Law Commission (ILC), a body of 34…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details  The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law

EVENTS Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details  This short course provides participants with an in depth understanding of the basic tenets of public international law. Bringing together a distinguished cohort of international…

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Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law (Online participation)

EVENTS Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law (Online participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details This short course provides participants with an in depth understanding of the basic tenets of public international law. Bringing together a distinguished cohort…

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Short Course: Climate Change Law

EVENTS Short Course: Climate Change Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details 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…

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Short Course: Energy and Natural Resources Law

EVENTS Short Course: Energy and Natural Resources Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details Bringing together a distinguished team of experts from academia, research and industry, the course provides a well-rounded account of the principal legal and regulatory issues in the energy and…

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Trends in Climate Change and Environmental Litigation in Selected EBRD Countries of Operation

BIICL is delighted to be undertaking a project for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on trends in climate change and environmental litigation. The project will design capacity building measures informed by research carried out by the BIICL team. The project involves analysis at both the international and domestic level. It will first map out existing instruments at the international level, and then, identify and analyse developments at the domestic level three…

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Climate Change Litigation in Europe: Comparative & Sectoral Perspectives and the Way Forward (Online Participation)

EVENTS Climate Change Litigation in Europe: Comparative & Sectoral Perspectives and the Way Forward (Online Participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location  Organised in collaboration with: Event Details Climate change litigation has upsurged over the last decade as a global phenomenon encompassing…

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Climate Change Litigation in Europe: Comparative & Sectoral Perspectives and the Way Forward (In Person Participation)

EVENTS Climate Change Litigation in Europe: Comparative & Sectoral Perspectives and the Way Forward (In Person Participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised in collaboration with: Event Details Climate change litigation has upsurged over the last decade as a global phenomenon encompassing…

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Nigel Pleming QC appointed Honorary Senior Fellow

BIICL is pleased to announce that it has appointed Nigel Pleming QC as an Honorary Senior Fellow Nigel Pleming QC has a distinguished legal career spanning over 50 years. Nigel was called to the Bar in 1971 and appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1992. He practises mainly in England and Wales, but also in Hong Kong, Belize and the Caribbean. He has been recommended as a leading silk in the Legal 500 since 2000 in the specialties of Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights,…

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Corporate Accountability and Liability Mechanisms for Climate Change: Event Report

The question as to how companies should be addressing their impacts on climate change has never been as urgent. The recent decision in the Netherlands in Milieudefensie v Royal Dutch Shell  is another example of legal and societal expectations that companies should take proactive steps towards reducing and even eliminating their contributions to the various factors that fuel climate change. These concerns have not only surfaced in litigation around the world, but also in other methods…

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The Role of Science in Climate Change Litigation

Climate change litigation is rapidly spreading, with more than 1800 cases filed so far around the globe. Increasingly, climate science has been playing a crucial role in these cases, providing supporting evidence and helping to address issues such as 'attribution' and 'risk assessment'. At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in November 2021, science has been included as an integral part of the 'Glasgow Climate Pact' as the Parties recognised 'the importance of the best available…

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The Duty of States to Cooperate in International Law: 30th Annual SLS/BIICL Workshop

EVENTS The Duty of States to Cooperate in International Law: 30th Annual SLS/BIICL Workshop Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised with the Society of Legal Scholars  Event Details This year's annual BIICL/SLS Workshop on the Theory of International Law will focus on the duty of States to cooperate…

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Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change

EVENTS Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Co-organised with Event Details The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), global law firm Hausfeld and the University of Glasgow School of Law co-host a live and virtual COP26 event 'Mobilising…

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Call for Papers: Climate Change Litigation in Europe: Comparative & Sectoral Perspectives and the Way Forward

Events Climate Change Litigation in Europe: Comparative & Sectoral Perspectives and the Way Forward (Call for Papers) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised in collaboration with: Call for Papers The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and Hasselt University will convene…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme focuses…

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Short Course: Climate Change Law

EVENTS Short Course: Climate Change Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location      Course Details 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,…

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Corporate Accountability and Liability Mechanisms for Climate Change: Developments and Comparative Models

EVENTS Corporate Accountability and Liability Mechanisms for Climate Change: Developments and Comparative Models Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details The question as to how companies should be addressing their impacts on climate change has never been as urgent. The recent decision in…

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Corporate Accountability and Liability Mechanisms for Climate Change: Practitioners’ Workshop

EVENTS Corporate Accountability and Liability Mechanisms for Climate Change: Practitioners' Workshop Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details The question as to how companies should be addressing their impacts on climate change has never been as urgent. The recent decision in the Netherlands…

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The Role of Science in Climate Change Litigation: International Workshop

Event Report The Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA, Pisa), the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL, London), and the Center for Climate Change Studies and Sustainable Actions (3CSA, Pisa/Pavia) co-organised an international workshop on "The Role of Science in Climate Change Litigation" on 14-15 July 2021. The workshop was integrated in the Seasonal School on Climate Change and International Law: Interdisciplinary Perspectives held from 12 to 16…

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Our Future in the Balance: The Role of Courts and Tribunals

International Virtual Summit 7 - 8 July 2021 Event Report The British Institute for International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and global law firm Hausfeld partnered to host 'Our Future in the Balance: The Role of Courts and Tribunals in Meeting the Climate Crisis' , a landmark two-day international virtual summit exploring the role of courts and tribunals in global climate governance with a focus on the separation of powers in climate litigation. This event was held at a critical…

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The Role of Science in Climate Change Litigation

EVENTS The Role of Science in Climate Change Litigation Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location This international workshop is jointly organised by Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA), BIICL and the Center for Climate Change Studies and Sustainable Actions (3CSA) Event Details Six years after the…

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Our Future in the Balance: The Role of Courts and Tribunals in Meeting the Climate Crisis

EVENTS Our Future in the Balance: The Role of Courts and Tribunals in Meeting the Climate Crisis Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location In partnership with: Event Details The global life-threatening effects of climate change pose an 'imperative' that all nations must independently and cooperatively address with…

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Inter-State Complaints in International Human Rights Law

EVENTS Inter-State Complaints in International Human Rights Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The possibility to complain about the violation of human rights before a supra-national body is an essential element towards the effective implementation of international human rights law. Beyond…

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Webinar Series: Business, Human Rights and the Environment in Europe

EVENTS Webinar Series: Business, Human Rights and the Environment in Europe: Connecting the Dots Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location       Series Overview With the support of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment (NOVA…

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Corporate Due Diligence and Climate Change

This blog post is based on the intervention of Ivano Alogna in the webinar on Corporate Due Diligence and the Green Deal organised by the Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment with the support of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union in partnership with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the Portuguese Ombudsman (Provedor de Justiça), the Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum, and NOVA 4 The Globe on…

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Rising Sea Levels: Promoting Climate Justice through International Law

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and Landmark Chambers co-organised a webinar series on 'Rising Sea Levels: Promoting Climate Justice through International Law'. The series approached climate-induced rising sea level as a global problem and the possible implications arising from it from the lens of international law and climate justice.  Four separate webinars were held examining the topic from different legal dimensions. The following reports…

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Climate Change Litigation: Global Perspectives

This ground-breaking volume provides analyses from experts around the globe on the part played by national and international law, through legislation and the courts, in advancing efforts to tackle climate change, and what needs to be done in the future.  Published under the auspices of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), the volume builds on an event convened at BIICL, which brought together academics, legal practitioners and NGO representatives. The…

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Short Course: Climate Change Law

EVENTS Virtual Short Course: Climate Change Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details 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,…

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Webinar Series: Rising Sea Levels: Promoting Climate Justice through International Law

EVENTS Webinar Series: Rising Sea Levels: Promoting Climate Justice through International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Sponsored by      Series Overview Low-lying coastal regions and island nations, are directly susceptible to threats posed by global warming and concomitant rise…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Course Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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What does human rights due diligence for climate change impacts look like?

The collected presentations of the BIICL webinar series "Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts" is now available here. BIICL held the webinar series 'Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts' from 10 September to 1 October 2020. This topic came to our attention as requiring further consideration when we were leading a study for the European Commission  on regulatory options for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence. The study showed that…

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Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts: Webinar Series Report

This report has been updated on 14 January 2021 The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) held the webinar series 'Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts' from 10th September to 1st October 2020, as part of the newly established BIICL Human Rights Due Diligence Forum. Developments around mandatory human rights due diligence laws are multiplying across Europe, and increasingly include climate change impacts within their scope. As a result, companies,…

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Emissions Trading: International Law and Dispute Resolution

On 18 November 2020, the Investment Treaty Forum of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), along with Three Crowns LLP, co-hosted a conference on Emissions Trading: International Law and Dispute Resolution. Professor Yarik Kryvoi opened the conference and introduced the speakers. The chair of the panel was Kathryn Khamsi of Three Crowns LLP. The other panellists were William Acworth of the International Carbon Action Partnership, Lisa DeMarco of DeMarco Allan LLP…

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Emissions Trading: International Law and Dispute Resolution

EVENTS Emissions Trading: International Law and Dispute Resolution Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Recording of the main presentations (discussions were not recorded) Emissions Trading: International Law and Dispute Resolution In collaboration with:       Read the event summary …

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Human Rights and Small States: Challenges, Resilience, and Advocacy

EVENTS Human Rights and Small States: Challenges, Resilience, and Advocacy Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event partners      Event Details Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, the Institute of Small and Micro States(ISMS), and BIICL will host a two-day conference on human rights as…

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Virtual Course: Climate Change Law

ONLINE Virtual Course: Climate Change Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Course Details 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…

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Short Course: Climate Change Law

EVENTS Short Course: Climate Change Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event details This two-day short 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,…

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HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Episode 4: Meeting the Standard: What Does Adequate Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Look Like in Practice?

HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts Episode 4: Meeting the Standard: What Does Adequate Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Look Like in Practice? Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Concept Developments around mandatory human rights due diligence…

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Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice

ONLINE Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Course Details The  Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme…

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HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Episode 3: Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Laws: What are their Implications Regarding Corporate Climate Change impacts?

HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts Episode 3: Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Laws: What are their Implications Regarding Corporate Climate Change Impacts? Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Concept Developments around mandatory human rights due…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event details Short Course Public International Law in Practice offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Episode 2: The (intended) impact of climate change litigation on corporate due diligence

HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts Episode 2: The (intended) impact of climate change litigation on corporate due diligence Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Concept Developments around mandatory human rights due diligence laws are multiplying across…

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HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Episode 1: Corporate Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts: The Status Quo

HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts Episode 1: Corporate Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts: The Status Quo Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location       Concept Developments around mandatory human rights due diligence laws are multiplying across…

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HRDD Forum Webinar Series: Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts

Webinar Series: Human Rights Due Diligence for Climate Change Impacts Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Concept Developments around mandatory human rights due diligence laws are multiplying across Europe, and increasingly include climate change impacts within their scope. As a result, companies,…

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Reimagining Environmental Law 18 August 2020

Market-Based Instruments and Green Economy     Making polluters stop their pollution Environmental law presently reflects the data-constrained mid-20th century world and thus relies heavily on pollution control mandates rather than economic incentives. Building on 21st Century information technologies, we can today end externalities by carefully tracking emissions and making polluters stop their pollution — or pay fully for the harm they cause.   Professor Daniel C Esty,…

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Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Law: Reimagining the New Roots of Environmental Law

WEBINAR Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Law: Reimagining the New Roots of Environmental Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The world faces environmental challenges of unprecedented scale and urgency, from biodiversity degradation to global warming, pollution, soil erosion, water…

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Ideas and Perspectives for a Climate Emergency Bill

On 2nd April 2020 the British Institute of International and Comparative Law convened a webinar entitled 'Ideas and Perspectives for a Climate Emergency Bill: Developing a Toolkit for Legislators to Tackle Climate Change'. The webinar was convened in collaboration with Landmark Chambers and Rights Community Action. The event discussed legal developments in the field of climate change from a comparative perspective, emphasising the legislative solutions developed in the UK, France and…

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Ideas and Perspectives for a Climate Emergency Bill: Developing a Toolkit for Legislators to Tackle Climate Change

WEBINAREE Ideas and Perspectives for a Climate Emergency Bill: Developing a Toolkit for Legislators to Tackle Climate Change Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Recording of the Webinar Webinar: Ideas and Perspectives for a Climate Emergency Bill Sponsored by  Event details In May 2019 the UK parliament…

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European Parliament in-depth analysis on Sustainable Consumption and Consumer Protection Legislation

This In-Depth Analysis on "Sustainable Consumption and Consumer Protection Legislation", authored by Bert Keirsbilck, Evelyne Terryn, Anaïs Michel (KU Leuven) and Ivano Alogna (BIICL), was commissioned by Policy Department A at the request of the European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), in order to provide the Members of the European Parliament with evidence and recommendations for the own-initiative report entitled "Towards a more sustainable…

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European Parliament in-depth analysis on Sustainable Consumption and Consumer Protection Legislation

This In-Depth Analysis on "Sustainable Consumption and Consumer Protection Legislation", authored by Bert Keirsbilck, Evelyne Terryn, Anaïs Michel (KU Leuven) and Ivano Alogna (BIICL), was commissioned by Policy Department A at the request of the European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), in order to provide the Members of the European Parliament with evidence and recommendations for the own-initiative report entitled "Towards a more sustainable…

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Climate Change Event Report published

The Event Climate Change Litigation: Comparative and International Perspectives' held on 16 January 2020 event discussed legal developments in the field of climate change from a comparative and international perspective. The event was comprised of two panels, the first on 'Climate Change Litigation before Domestic Courts', and the second on 'Climate Change Litigation at the International Level'. The panellists included academics and legal practitioners, many of whom were, or are currently,…

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Climate Change Litigation: Comparative and International Perspectives

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law held the event 'Climate Change Litigation: Comparative and International Perspectives' on 16 January 2020, as part of the Arthur Watts Seminar Series in Public International Law funded by Volterra Fietta. The event discussed legal developments in the field of climate change from a comparative and international perspective. It was comprised of two panels, the first on 'Climate Change Litigation before Domestic Courts', and the…

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Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: Where are we and where to next?

EVENTS Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: Where are we and where to next? Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Co-organised in partnership with Event Details    On the 24 December 2017, the United Nations General Assembly decided to convene an Intergovernmental Conference to develop the text…

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Climate Change Litigation: Comparative and International Perspectives

EVENTS Climate Change Litigation: Comparative and International Perspectives Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Part of the Arthur Watts Seminar Series Sponsored by Event Details Climate change litigation is increasingly being used as a tool to pressure governments to adopt more ambitious climate policies based…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice (November 2019)

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice  Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details Short Course Public International Law in Practice offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.…

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Offshore methane hydrates in Japan: Research Report published

Dr Constantinos Yiallourides has recently completed a 14 months-long research project in Tokyo, Japan. The project examined the potential prospects and benefits from the commercial development of offshore methane hydrates in Japan and whether existing legal frameworks are sufficiently robust to address the foreseeable environmental risks posed by methane hydrate exploration and exploitation operations in Japan and beyond.  The project investigated how methane hydrates fit within Japan's…

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Offshore Methane Hydrates in Japan: Prospects, Challenges and the Law

Offshore Methane Hydrates in Japan: Prospects, Challenges and the Law Working Paper, September 2019 Authors: Constantinos Yiallourides & Roy Andrew Partain Report Summary This report provides a background to the science and engineering of Japan's offshore methane hydrates, on the place of the natural gas produced from those hydrates in Japan's overall energy policies, and how Japan might best legally prepare for the onset of natural gas production from those offshore hydrate assets.…

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Offshore Methane Hydrates in Japan: Prospects, Challenges and the Law

   On 19 March 2013, Japan became the first-ever country to announce successful continuous-flow production of methane gas from a solid methane hydrate layer located under the seabed in ultra-deep waters, establishing the technical feasibility of this novel natural resource and of its novel extraction technology. Methane hydrates are a unique natural resource that could provide both a tremendous amount of natural gas and fresh water. For example, one cubic meter of hydrate produces…

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Podcast: Brexit and Environmental Law

Podcast: Brexit and Environmental Law  Podcast: Brexit and Environmental Law

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FAQ: Brexit and Environmental Law

FAQ: Brexit and Environmental Law Publication - Download PDF Share Links Publication - Tags

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Brexit and Environmental Law:The Rocky Road Ahead

Brexit and Environmental Law:The Rocky Road Ahead Publication - Download PDF Share Links Publication - Tags

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Brexit, Brexatom, the Environment and Future International Relations

Brexit, Brexatom, the Environment and Future International Relations Publication - Download PDF Share Links Publication - Tags

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Brexit and International Environmental Law

There are disputes over territory in almost every region of the world, sometimes leading to escalations and violence between States and threatening international peace and security. International law requires States to refrain from the threat or use of force and to attempt to settle their disputes by peaceful means in such a manner that international peace, security and justice are not endangered. In June 2018 the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has completed…

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The Legal Impact of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Time: Lord Carnwath, Justice of the Supreme Court Full-time Student - £25

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A New Dimension in International Environmental Liability Regimes

Time: Venue: Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta Event Flyer Speakers Professor Alan Boyle, Edinburgh University and Essex Court Chambers Simon Parker, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Join in the conversation @BIICL #EnvironmentalLiability Sponsored by Jill Barrett This event is accredited with 2 CPD points. BIICL Members: Individual - £40 Full-time Student - £15 Non-members: Individual - £70 Full-time…

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What Role Do Property Rights Play In Climate Change?

What Role Do Property Rights Play In Climate Change? Publication - Download PDF Share Links Publication - Tags

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Climate Change Issues in the Commonwealth

In December 2011, the Commonwealth Law Bulletin published an article written by Kristin Hausler and Robert McCorquodale on Climate change and its impact on security and survival. This paper had been previously successfully presented at the Commonwealth Law Ministers, which took place in Sydney in July 2011. BIICL followed-up on this initial scoping study by conducting a comprehensive assessment of the adequacy of the legal frameworks applicable within the Commonwealth with regard to access…

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Joint Development of Offshore Oil and Gas...

Joint Development of Offshore Oil and Gas: Joint Development of Offshore Oil & Gas Model Agreement for States for Joint Development with Explanatory Commentary v. 1 A first meeting to investigate joint development agreements between States in offshore maritime zones was held by the Institute on 10 June 1985. A Working Group under the chairmanship of Sir Maurice Bathurst was set up with members drawn from industry, university and government service. The Working Group was supported…

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