20.-30.8. UN Environment Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Joensuu

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) are jointly organizing a high profile two-week Course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy. The course will take place from 20 to 30 August 2018 at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland. The course is organized in collaboration with the Government of Finland.

The special theme of this year’s course will be ”The Environment and Human Rights”.
 Confirmed speakers include Prof James R. May (Delaware Law School), Prof Stephen Stec (Central European University), Ms. Sabina Timco (UN Environment Finance Initiative), Ms. Jannie Staffanson (Saami Council), Prof Armand de Mestral, CM (McGill University), Prof Konstantia Koutouki (Université de Montréal, Nomomente Institute), Ms. Johannah Bernstein (International Environmental Lawyer).

The Course is intended for experienced government officials engaged in international environmental negotiations. In addition, other stakeholders, such as representatives of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, may apply to the Course. Researchers and academics in the field of international environmental law are also eligible. As the 2018 Course's thematic focus is environment and human rights, candidates with experience in this field are encouraged to apply.

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Further information
mea-course(at)uef.fi or Law.Division(at)unep.org

Course website
http://www.uef.fi/unep or