Website of the Group:
Coordinating Committee: Justo Corti VarelaMaría Isabel Torres Cazorla,
Andrés Bautista-Hernáez, Ilja Richard Pavone, Chamu Kuppuswamy



Future events:

  • Online Event: ‘Bio Law, Health, Innovation and COVID-19’ jointly organized by ESIL IG on International Bio Law and ESIL IG on International Health Law, 24 September 2020. Programme.

Past events:

  • Pre-conference workshop: “International Bio Law: New Perspectives”, Athens, 12 September 2019. Call for Papers. Programme.
  • IG Event: ‘Sound Science-Based Regulation in the Post-Truth Era: Domestic and International Rule of Law Under Fire’, co-organised with the Interest Group on International Environmental Law, Research Forum, Göttingen, 3 April 2019. Call for Papers. Programme.
  • Pre-conference workshop: ‘The Role of International Organizations and International Courts in this Field’, ESIL 14th Annual Conference, Manchester, 13 September 2018.
  • Workshop: ‘International Biolaw and… Interactions with Environmental, Human Rights and Health Law’, Málaga, 27 October 2017. Programme.  Report of the event.
  • Workshop: ‘International Biolaw in Times of Crisis: Progress and Challenges’, ESIL 12th Annual Conference, Riga, 7 September 2016.
  • Workshop: ‘International and European Bio-Law: the State of the Art’, Valencia, 27 November 2015.
  • Workshop: ‘International Law and … Bio Law – From Theory to Practice’, Vienna, 3 September 2014. Programme. 


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  • 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

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

Election Schedule:

  • The current Coordinating Committee was appointed in February 2020.
  • The next Coordinating Committee elections will take place in February 2022.