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How to Protect Our Environment?

How can we protect our environment & what does international law say aboProfessor Malgosia Fitzmaurice Protecting our Environment and International Lawut it?


We’re delighted to welcome Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice to speak about how to protect our environment. She’ll be speaking about the protection of the environment and international law.  A renowned expert, Professor Fitzmaurice will be speaking to us as non-lawyers.

The talk will be held on 16 June 2020 at 7.15pm online.

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Professor Małgosia Fitzmaurice holds a chair of public international law at the Department of Law, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). She specialises in international environmental law; the law of treaties; and indigenous peoples. She publishes widely on these subjects. Her latest publications are a monograph on Whaling and International Law, Cambridge University Press, 2015 and (co-edited with Dai Tamada) Whaling in Antarctic: Significance and Implications of the ICJ Judgment, Brill/ Nijhoff, 2016.

She has lectured on the International Protection of the Environment at the Hague Academy of International Law and served as a Visiting Professor to and lectured at various universities, such Berkeley Law School; University of Kobe; Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I). During 2013-2015, she was involved (with Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas) in a multi-stakeholder project funded by the EU Commission on environmental crime. Professor Fitzmaurice teaches undergraduate and LLM modules in international environmental law and the law of treaties. She also supervises PhD students.
She is Editor in Chief of International Community Law Review journal and of the book series published by Brill/Nijhoff Queen Mary Studies in International Law. She has also advised on the law of treaties and served as an expert in her areas of expertise.

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