Interview: international law still does not fully consider ecosystem integrity

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the Research Office of the Graduate Institute of Geneva about the findings of my PhD dissertation, titled Protecting Ecosystem Integrity in the Age of Planetary Boundaries: Science, International Environmental Law, and the Ecosystem Approach. In the interview, I explain the core argument ofContinue reading “Interview: international law still does not fully consider ecosystem integrity”

Co-editor of ‘Partnerships for Sustainability in Contemporary Global Governance’

In May of this year, Routledge finally published Partnerships for Sustainability in Contemporary Global Governance: Pathways to Effectiveness, a co-edited volume which represents the main research output of the time I spent as a researcher for the Centre for International Environmental Studies (CIES) in Geneva, Switzerland. The volume, which I had the pleasure of co-editingContinue reading “Co-editor of ‘Partnerships for Sustainability in Contemporary Global Governance’”

New comment for the EIEL website on logging in the Białowieża forest

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).

New Erasmus+ grant award for European and international environmental law studies

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”

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”

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”