“International Environmental Law and Community Interests: The Role of Procedure”

Max Planck Lecture Series
16:00 / 14 September 2016
Speaker: Prof. Jutta Brunnée (University of Toronto)

Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, University of Toronto. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of Public International Law and International Environmental Law. Her recent work has focused on international law and international relations theory, compliance with international law, the inter-state use of force, domestic application of international law, multilateral environmental agreements, climate change issues and international environmental liability regimes. Professor Brunnée is co-author of Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account (Cambridge University Press, 2010), which was awarded the American Society of International Law’s 2011 Certificate of Merit for preeminent contribution to creative scholarship. Professor Brunnée has authored numerous articles on topics of international environmental law and international law, and is co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press 2007). She is a member of the International Law Association’s Committee on Legal Principles relating to Climate Change and of World Conservation Union's (IUCN) Environmental Law Commission. In 1998-99, Professor Brunnée was the “Scholar-in-Residence” in the Legal Bureau of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, advising, inter alia, on matters under the Biodiversity and Climate Change Conventions. She served on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law from 2006-2016 and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2013.

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