Risa Schwartz

Risa Schwartz is a sole practitioner, focusing on international law and the intersections between trade and investment law, environmental law and Indigenous rights. Risa formerly worked as a senior research fellow at CIGI, as counsel to the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs in Ontario and the Ministry of the Environment, and as a legal officer at the WTO.

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Bio

Risa Schwartz is a sole practitioner, focusing on international law and the intersections between trade and investment law, environmental law and Indigenous rights. Risa formerly worked as a senior research fellow at CIGI, as counsel to the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs in Ontario and the Ministry of the Environment, and as a legal officer at the WTO. Risa has co-edited two recent books on Indigenous rights and international law: Braiding Legal Orders: Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (CIGI Press, 2019) and the forthcoming publication, Indigenous Peoples and International Trade: Building Equitable and Inclusive International Trade and Investment Agreements (Cambridge University Press, 2020).