Interest Group on International Environmental Law

Interest Group on International Environmental Law

 

Coordinating Committee: Jaye EllisPaolo FarahOren Perez; Josephine van Zeben

2017 ANNUAL REPORT

Future events:

  • Conference: The Belt & Road Initiative: Future outlooks and past achievements in both political and economic spheres, Beijing, July 2018. The conference is jointly organized by gLAWcal - Global Law Initiative for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), the ESIL Interest Group on International Environmental Law, and the American Society of International Law (ASIL) Interest Group on Intellectual Property Law.

  • Conference on The belt and road initiative and global governance at the European Committee of the Regions, Brussels, June 2018. The conference is jointly organized by the Leuven Centre for Global Governance (KU Leuven), gLAWcal - Global Law Initiative for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), the ESIL Interest Group on “International Environmental Law”, and the ASIL Interest Group on Intellectual Property Law.

  • IG event:  International Law on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Environmental Protection in Times of Disorder and Contestation on the occasion of the 2018 Research Forum, Hebrew University Faculty of Law, Jerusalem (28 February - 1 March 2018). Call for Papers. Deadline for submissions: 15 December 2017

Past events:

  • Conference: Health, environment, food and risk regulation - focus on: Good governance,intellectual property rights, and consumer protection, University of Parma, 4 December 2017. Jointly organized by the University of Parma, Faculty of Law, gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), ESIL Interest Group on International Environmental Law, and the ASIL Interest Group on Intellectual Property Law. Call for Papers. Deadline for submissions: 10 November 2017. PROGRAMME

  • Conference: Financing & the right to science in technology transfer in the SDGS, University of Groningen, 24 November 2017. This conference is organized by the Department of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, and co-sponsored by the ESIL Interest Group on International Environmental Law. PROGRAMME FLYER

  • Pre-conference IG event: ”Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Environmental Sustainability: Choices, Compromises and Priorities”, 6 September 2017, Naples, on the occasion of the 13th ESIL Annual Conference on “Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law”. Call for Papers Programme.

  • The ESIL Interest Group on International Environmental Law, the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) and the ASIL IG Intellectual Property Laworganized an International Conference on Consumer Policy in a Comparative Perspective: New Challenges in Chinese, European, and International Law at University of Macau 29-30 June 2017. The Call for Papers is now closed. PROGRAMME - LEAFLET
  • Joint IEL-ILT Interest Group meeting, before the ESIL Annual Conference, Riga, 7 September 2016: ''The Resilience of Law''. PROGRAMME
  • Joint Conference organised by the ESIL/ASIL Interest Groups on International Environmental Law, ‘The Changing Nature of International Environmental Law: Evolving Approaches of the United States and the European Union’, Geneva, 22-23 November 2013.

Membership:

In order to be listed as a member of this IG, you need to ensure:

  • You have paid your ESIL membership fee for this year (if not, renew your membership
  • You have created an online ESIL membership account
  • You have ticked the box next to this IG in the list of groups in your membership account

The conveners of the Interest Group receive automatically-generated updated lists of IG members on the 7th day of each month.

If you have any doubts about your ESIL membership or your Interest Group membership, please contact the ESIL Secretariat.

Election Schedule:

Members of the Coordinating Committee are elected for four-year terms and may be re-elected. The IG has a staggered election model, where two members stand for (re-)election every two years.

  • Jaye Ellis and Oren Perez were elected in May 2014.
  • Paolo Farah and Josephine van Zeben were elected in April 2016.
  • The next Coordinating Committee elections are planned for March 2018.