Asian Society of International Law 6th Biennial Conference

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Lotte Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
Public Event: Conference
Aug 25

The theme of the Asian Society of International Law's 6th Biennial Conference is Asia and International Law in Times of Uncertainty. The conference will be composed of an opening session, two plenary sessions featuring invited speakers, 25 parallel sessions and a closing session. Experts from CIGI's International Law Research Program will be focusing on delivering presentations related to transparency under the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement. Presentation include:

  • Participation of “non-Party stakeholders” under the UNFCCC: Options for Future Engagement
    By: Freedom-Kai Phillips
  • Are Emissions Trading Schemes a Pathway to Enhance Transparency Under the Paris Agreement?
    By: Ling Chen
  • Achieving the Goals of the Paris Agreement: The Importance of Public Access to Information
    By: Basil Ugochukwu
  • Legal and Policy Aspects of Climate Finance Transparency Under the Paris Agreement
    By: Patricia Galvao Ferreira 

Event Speakers

Basil Ugochukwu is a CIGI fellow who contributes to research projects on corporate governance, international law and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Freedom-Kai Phillips is a CIGI fellow who contributes to research on climate change, clean technology and sustainable development.

Ling Chen is a research associate with CIGI’s International Law Research Program (ILRP).

Patrícia Galvão Ferreira is a post-doctoral fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program. While at CIGI, she will research the evolution of transnational regulatory initiatives to address climate change and examine how Canada can contribute to promote compliance among emerging economies with large emissions.

Silvia Maciunas is a senior fellow at CIGI whose research assesses how climate change protection measures are affected by the international legal framework within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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