The Polish government has recently announced the release of an update to its management plan for the Białowieża forest, authorising new logging operations for the first time since 2016. I have shared some reflections on the plan, its relationship with a landmark ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU, and the recent letter of notice addressed to Poland by the European Commission on the blog of the Jean Monnet Module in European and International Environmental Law (EIEL).
I am excited to announce that after three years as programme manager of a Jean Monnet Module in European Union Law and Sustainable Development (EULawSD), I am once again the co-recipient of an Erasmus+ grant for Jean Monnet Activities, which was awarded by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) as partContinue reading “New Erasmus+ grant award for European and international environmental law studies”
I am honoured to announce that on May 29th, starting from 8am EDT, I will moderate a webinar with Professor Sir Robert (Bob) Watson CMG FRS on the role of science-policy interfaces in the areas of biodiversity and climate change. An atmospheric chemist by formation, Sir Bob Watson is rightly recognised as one of theContinue reading “A discussion on science-policy interfaces with Sir Robert Watson”
At the beginning of last year, the Global Policy journal published a research article on ‘Gridlock, Innovation and Resilience in Global Health Governance‘, that I had co-authored with Ilona Kickbusch, Michaela Told, Kyle McNally and the late David Held. One of the arguments of the study was that our era of growing health risks andContinue reading “Opinion on the Global Policy journal’s website: global health governance in the age of COVID-19”
A new, open access article I co-authored with Yixian Sun and Defne Gonenc is out in online first view for the journal International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics. The article, which will eventually be part of a Special Issue harnessing the first decade of Earth System Governance (ESG) scholarship on issues of access and allocation, reviewsContinue reading “New publication discusses interface of resource inequality and global economic governance”
It is now possible to buy the edited volume ‘Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems‘, published by Springer Nature and edited by Riccardo Valentini, John Sievenpiper, Marta Antonelli and Katarzyna Dembska. Through an interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach, this book tries to offer a comprehensive analysis of the main challenges in delivering sustainableContinue reading “New book chapter in ‘Achieving the SDGs through sustainable food systems’”