Category Archives: International Relations

Looking back on the UNFCCC Technical Examination Processes

The UNFCCC Climate Dialogues offered an opportunity to look back on the Technical Examination Processes for both mitigation and adaptation. Here are my comments on the experience of the Technical Expert Meetings on Mitigation:

Looking back on the UNFCCC Technical Examination Processes

The UNFCCC Climate Dialogues offered an opportunity to look back on the Technical Examination Processes for both mitigation and adaptation. Here are my comments on the experience of the Technical Expert Meetings on Mitigation:

Law & Sustainability Colloquium: International climate change law & negotiations in times of COVID-19

On November 4th, I was very pleased to host the first session of the new STL Law and Sustainability Colloquium, broadcast live on ClassIn. The colloquium series is hosted by Peking University’s School of Transnational Law. The intent is to

Law & Sustainability Colloquium: International climate change law & negotiations in times of COVID-19

On November 4th, I was very pleased to host the first session of the new STL Law and Sustainability Colloquium, broadcast live on ClassIn. The colloquium series is hosted by Peking University’s School of Transnational Law. The intent is to

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests

Jessup at the United Nations: International legacy, transnational possibilities

Last month saw the publication of a new book edited by Professor Peer Zumbansen: The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup’s Bold Proposal. The book collects the papers originally given at a 2016 conference at King’s College London than

Jessup at the United Nations: International legacy, transnational possibilities

Last month saw the publication of a new book edited by Professor Peer Zumbansen: The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup’s Bold Proposal. The book collects the papers originally given at a 2016 conference at King’s College London than

New podcast: Legal Frontiers

This week we launched a new podcast: Legal Frontiers, from Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL), providing research-based analysis of developments in transnational law and legal practice. Interviews, presentations and panel discussions will examine the intersection of law and

New podcast: Legal Frontiers

This week we launched a new podcast: Legal Frontiers, from Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL), providing research-based analysis of developments in transnational law and legal practice. Interviews, presentations and panel discussions will examine the intersection of law and

UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee – 20th meeting

This was a TEC meeting like no other. In this difficult time, the focus is rightly on combating the pandemic. At the same time, it’s vital our cooperation on climate change continues. That’s why the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee met

UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee – 20th meeting

This was a TEC meeting like no other. In this difficult time, the focus is rightly on combating the pandemic. At the same time, it’s vital our cooperation on climate change continues. That’s why the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee met

Cities vs States: Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?

What role for cities – and “urban citizenship” – in a multipolar world facing multiple emergencies? Contributing to this EUI debate on “Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?” was a great opportunity to get some thoughts down in writing

Cities vs States: Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?

What role for cities – and “urban citizenship” – in a multipolar world facing multiple emergencies? Contributing to this EUI debate on “Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?” was a great opportunity to get some thoughts down in writing

Review: Julien Chaisse (ed), China’s International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

The Chinese Journal of International Law has published my review of the recent book “China’s International Investment Strategy” edited by Julien Chaisse. The review is online here.

Review: Julien Chaisse (ed), China’s International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

The Chinese Journal of International Law has published my review of the recent book “China’s International Investment Strategy” edited by Julien Chaisse. The review is online here.

Article – Energy and the European perspective: EU leadership vital as climate crisis intensifies

Ahead of next month’s UN Climate Action Summit, some thoughts in Neos Kosmos on how Europe can continue to lead by example in the clean energy transition that the world needs, in an increasingly complex and multipolar environment.

Article – Energy and the European perspective: EU leadership vital as climate crisis intensifies

Ahead of next month’s UN Climate Action Summit, some thoughts in Neos Kosmos on how Europe can continue to lead by example in the clean energy transition that the world needs, in an increasingly complex and multipolar environment.