New book chapter in ‘Achieving the SDGs through sustainable food systems’

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’”

New book chapter: EU biodiversity law and its health impacts

In recent years, and with growing intensity since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the concept of environmental health has emerged as a fundamental prism through which to analyse the complex interplay between global health¬†and environmental law. Environmental risks, ranging from soil, water and air pollution to waste management and land use change, are nowContinue reading “New book chapter: EU biodiversity law and its health impacts”

Editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report

For the third (and unfortunately last) time, I had the privilege of serving as the editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report, the flagship publication of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network‘s global youth initiative (SDSN Youth). The Report, which identifies 50 innovations that are accelerating global progress on the achievement of the Sustainable DevelopmentContinue reading “Editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report”

Collaboration with University of Eastern Finland and UN Environment Course on MEAs

I am happy to announce that, as part of my role with the Jean Monnet Module on European Union Law and Sustainable Development, I will be one of the co-organizers of the prestigious University of Eastern Finland / United Nations Environment Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements. Pursuant to the agreement reached between EULawSD and UEF,Continue reading “Collaboration with University of Eastern Finland and UN Environment Course on MEAs”

Gridlock, innovation and resilience in global health governance

As anticipated a few weeks ago, over the course of 2018 I had the pleasure of co-authoring an article on ‘Gridlock, Innovation and Resilience in Global Health Governance‘ with David Held, Ilona Kickbusch, Michaela Told and Kyle McNally. The article, which was accepted for publication by the Global Policy journal last December, is finally¬†available inContinue reading “Gridlock, innovation and resilience in global health governance”

New EJIL:Talk! blog post on a planetary boundary for biosphere integrity in international law

In this era of mass extinction, international biodiversity law is at a crossroads. As the debate on a post-2020 global biodiversity framework intensifies, calls are growing for the Convention on Biological Diversity to set an ambitious overarching goal to fight biodiversity loss and find innovative ways to link such a goal with national targets andContinue reading “New EJIL:Talk! blog post on a planetary boundary for biosphere integrity in international law”