UPDATE: The webinar was postponed due to problems with the Zoom platform. The new time is 2.00pm Beijing time on Monday 30 August. Updated connection details available via the link and in the updated flyer: Peking University School of Transnational Law will be hosting Dr Hao ZHANG, Chinese University of Hong Kong, to present on … Continue reading NEW DATE: Upcoming webinar – Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China
As the climate crisis worsens, environmental displacement, migration and resettlement within countries and across borders demand greater attention from policymakers. As part of the KNOMAD and Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility project on the “Global Governance of Environmental Mobility”, my paper examines this growing challenge in the case of China.
It was a pleasure to participate in the panel discussion on “Climate diplomacy ahead of Glasgow COP26”, organised by the S&D Group in the European Parliament and the Global Progressive Forum 2021. The event is online on YouTube. (Source: S&D Group)
My recent article for the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter is online here.
My review of One Road, Many Dreams: China’s Bold Plan to Remake the Global Economy, by Daniel Drache, A.T. Kingsmith and Duan Qi, has been published on the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter site. It’s a very interesting book on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, well worth reading and still relevant, despite being published in late 2019.
In this episode of Legal Frontiers, Lauterpacht Centre visiting fellow and former Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank chief counsel Peter Quayle and I discuss the establishment and early years of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as well as the practice and theory of the law of international organisations. Many thanks to Peter for an interesting and … Continue reading Podcast episode: AIIB, multilateral development banks & international organisations law
Smart contracts, online dispute resolution, AI… probably not 🤖️ judges: In the latest episode of the Peking University School of Transnational Law podcast, “Legal Frontiers”, my colleague Professor Ray Campbell and I discuss how technology & innovation are disrupting legal services, the jurisdictions welcoming change & the legal Luddites resisting it. We also discussed the … Continue reading Podcast: legal services disrupted – technology & innovation
The new book "The Future of International Economic Law and the Rule of Law" has been published this month, edited by Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas. My chapter, based on a presentation at a 2018 conference at Queen Mary University of London, is a comparative study of environmental project standards in the Belt and Road Initiative, … Continue reading Book chapter: Environmental standards in BRI, AIIB & BRICS NDB projects
Yesterday Peking University's School of Transnational Law held a virtual Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020. Details are online here. Here is my message of congratulations to the Class of 2020. They are graduating at an extremely challenging time but are, I trust, well prepared for the times ahead.
Clean technologies have a key role to play in a green recovery from the current crisis. This World Environment Day, in the latest Legal Frontiers episode, my colleague Assistant Professor Joy Xiang & I discuss the state of international cleantech cooperation. Joy Xiang is assistant professor at STL & a 2019/20 fellow at the Asian … Continue reading Podcast: International Cleantech Cooperation