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
Basil Ugochukwu is a research fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program. He holds an LL.B. (Common Law) from Abia State University, an LL.M. from Central European University in Hungary, a teaching certificate from York University and a Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. At CIGI, he will research how legal reasoning in environmental cases supports or displaces the efforts to link environmental practices to corporate social responsibility.
Freedom-Kai Phillips joined CIGI’s International Law Research Program (ILRP) as a research associate in 2016. At CIGI, his research interests include international environmental law, with a focus on marine and terrestrial biodiversity, traditional knowledge and climate change.
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 the deputy director of international environmental law, with CIGI's International Law Research Program. In this role, Silvia provides strategic guidance, operations coordination and management of the thematic area. Previously, she was a CIGI senior research fellow from July 2016 to February 2017.
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