Course: International Law and Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes in Southeast Europe

Emmanuella Doussis graduated from the University of Athens and continued her postgraduate studies at the University Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne with a DEA (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies) in International Law and International Organisations and a DEA in Environmental Law. She completed her studies with a Phd in International Law. She has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Grenoble-Alpes, Bourgogne, Aix-en-Provence and a visiting fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) . In 2022 she was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley. 

She is a member of the ILA Committee on the role of international law in sustainable management of natural resources and the IUCN World Environmental Law Committee. She is also a member of the scientific committee of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2019 she has been the chair holder of the UNESCO Chair on Climate Diplomacy. She is also a member of the French Association of International Law and Academic Coordinator of the Jean Monnet module on “European Climate Diplomacy” (2019-2022). Her research interests focus on international institutions and their role in sustainable development, the role of international law in the protection of the environment and climate change, international and environmental policies and law, climate policies, climate diplomacy, the settlement of international disputes. Her most recent book concerns the role of international law in effectively managing climate change (International law and Climate Diplomacy, Nomiki Vivliothiki, Athens, 2020).

Recent publications:

1.     “The Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement in Greece”, Evrigenis Yearbook of International and European Law, 2022, vol. 3, pp. 44-58.

2.     “Legal indicators as tools to assess the effectiveness of international rules related to the sustainable management of natural resources” (with Ilaria Espa), in S. Tsani and I. Overland (eds.), Handbook of Sustainable Politics and Economics of Natural Resources, Elgar, 2021, pp. 293-302.

3. "Les zones économiques exclusives en Méditerranée : beaucoup de bruit pour rien?", in M.-P. Lafranchi et R. Mehdi (dir.), Actualités de la gouvernance internationale de la Mer Méditerranée, Pedone, Paris, 2021, pp. 43-52.

4. L. Boisson de Chazournes, Emm. Doussis, G. Andreone, A. Zervaki (ed.), Enjeux et perspectives: Droit international, droit de la mer, droits de l'homme, Pedone, Paris, 2020.

5. . "L’épopée de la baie de Piran", Annuaire du droit de la mer 2018, tome XXIII, 2019, pp. 155- 178.

6. “Does International Environmental Law Matter in Sustainable Development?”, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 2017, pp. 1-13.


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