Basil Ugochukwu

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

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Expertise
International environmental law
Law and development and human rights
Corporate social responsibility accountability

Bio

Basil Ugochukwu is a CIGI fellow who contributes to research projects on corporate governance, international law and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to joining CIGI, Basil was a director of the Legal Defence Centre in Nigeria and a staff attorney at the Constitutional Rights Project in Nigeria. He has also taught various courses in legal process and international human rights law at York University. His research has been published in the African Human Rights Law JournalLaw and Development Review, Journal of African Law, Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Wisconsin International Law Journal and Transnational Legal Theory, among others. Basil holds an LL.B. (common law) from Abia State University, an LL.M. from Central European University, a teaching certificate from York University and a Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was lead editor of the Osgoode Hall Review of Law and Policy.  

From this expert

Title Topic Type PDF
Canadian Corporations, Environmental Solutions and the Implementation of UNDRIP Indigenous Peoples, Traditional Knowledge Opinion
Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Analyzing the Challenges Climate Change, Sustainable Development Policy Briefs
Canadian Council on International Law Annual Conference Innovation Event
Understanding the Challenges of Climate Change Regulation in International Shipping Climate Change, Trade Conference Reports
Asian Society of International Law 6th Biennial Conference Climate Change Event
Understanding the Challenge of Climate Change Regulation in Shipping Climate Change Event
Why ‘One Humanity’ Must Include Climate Refugees Climate Change, Refugees Opinion
Implementing the Paris Agreement: The Relevance of Human Rights to Climate Action Climate Change, Human Rights Conference Reports
Is there Need for a Binding International Treaty on Business and Human Rights? Human Rights Opinion
Climate Change and Human Rights: How? Where? When? Climate Change, Human Rights CIGI Papers
Business, Human Rights, and Climate Justice Climate Change, Human Rights Opinion
International Conference on Research Collaborations Event
Beyond Corruption: Qatar Migrant Workers and Issues in FIFA's Value Chain CIGI Commentaries
Submission to Ontario’s Climate Change Discussion Paper 2015 Climate Change Special Reports