Category Archives: International Relations

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.

The UNited for Climate Justice project & its proposals for progressive climate action

Climate change will affect everyone, and in many parts of the world its consequences are already keenly felt. It’s not a question of theory or ideology, and a robust global response shouldn’t be held back by partisan politics. That response

The UNited for Climate Justice project & its proposals for progressive climate action

Climate change will affect everyone, and in many parts of the world its consequences are already keenly felt. It’s not a question of theory or ideology, and a robust global response shouldn’t be held back by partisan politics. That response

UNited for Climate Justice meeting, Brussels

Climate justice matters for everyone. In support of António Guterres’ call for enhanced action, the UNited for Climate Justice project continues, from Madrid to Brussels to New York. The Brussels meeting of the diverse steering committee saw productive discussions, as

UNited for Climate Justice meeting, Brussels

Climate justice matters for everyone. In support of António Guterres’ call for enhanced action, the UNited for Climate Justice project continues, from Madrid to Brussels to New York. The Brussels meeting of the diverse steering committee saw productive discussions, as

Article: Why the ICJ’s Chagos Archipelago advisory opinion matters for global justice—and for ‘Global Britain’

The International Court of Justice’s February advisory opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 is a significant development in the long-running controversy caused by the UK’s detachment of the Chagos Archipelago

Article: Why the ICJ’s Chagos Archipelago advisory opinion matters for global justice—and for ‘Global Britain’

The International Court of Justice’s February advisory opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 is a significant development in the long-running controversy caused by the UK’s detachment of the Chagos Archipelago

“EU Climate Diplomacy” featured by Council of the EU Library

The Council of the European Union’s Library has shared a blog post on our book “EU Climate Diplomacy” on its website. The book is also now available at the Library, which is “open to all staff of the Council of

“EU Climate Diplomacy” featured by Council of the EU Library

The Council of the European Union’s Library has shared a blog post on our book “EU Climate Diplomacy” on its website. The book is also now available at the Library, which is “open to all staff of the Council of

Book: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea

Our new book “Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters & Emerging Challenges” has been published by Brill, co-edited by Jordan Diamond and me. Some information on the book’s background is on LinkedIn, while there is a

Book: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea

Our new book “Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters & Emerging Challenges” has been published by Brill, co-edited by Jordan Diamond and me. Some information on the book’s background is on LinkedIn, while there is a

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper