Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

(ISSN 2564-016X; CODEN: JELPBQ; DOI: 10.33002/jelp) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published 2 times a year online by The Grassroots Institute. The frequency of publishing has changed from 3 times to 2 times from 2024.

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ADVISORY BOARD
anatoly

Chair, Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Anatoly Getman

Rector

Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

77 Pushkins'ka St., 61024 Kharkiv

Country: UKRAINE

Email: inter@nulau.edu.ua

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mukete

Co-Chair, Advisory Board

Justice Mukete Tahle Itoe

Judge

High Court

Country: CAMEROON

Email: tmukete@yahoo.com

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Prof. Dr. Nataliya R. Malysheva

Member

Prof. Dr. Nataliya R. Malysheva

(Academician of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine)

Professor & Chair

Space and Environmental Law Department

& Deputy Director

V.M. Koretsky Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Volodymyrska, 54 01030, Kyiv

Country: UKRAINE

Email: nataliia_malysheva@ukr.net

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Prof. Richard L. Ottinger

Member

Prof. Richard L. Ottinger

Dean Emeritus

Elisabeth Haub School of Law

Pace University

78 North Broadway

White Plains, NY 10604

Country: USA

Email: rottinger@law.pace.edu

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Prof. Debra L. Donahue

Member

Prof. Debra L. Donahue

Emeritus Professor of Law

College of Law

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3035

Laramie, WY 82071

Country: USA

Email: ddonahue@uwyo.edu

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erkki

Member

Prof. Dr. Erkki J. Hollo

Professor Emeritus of Environmental Law

University of Helsinki

POB 4, 00014 Helsinki

Country: FINLAND

Email: erkki.hollo@helsinki.fi

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prof-dr-shaista-shameem

Member

Prof. Dr. Shaista Shameem

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

Vice Chancellor

The University of Fiji

Dean, JDP School of Law

& Coordinator, International Relations and Diplomacy Programme

The University of Fiji

Suva

Country: FIJI

Email: shaistas@unifiji.ac.fj

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Univ.- Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Philip Kunig

Member

Univ.- Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Philip Kunig

Retired Professor of Law

Department of Public Law

Free University of Berlin

Boltzmannstrasse 3

14195 Berlin

& Emeritus Professor of Public Law

Türkisch-Deutsche Universität

(Turkish-German University)

Şahinkaya Cad. 86

34820 Beykoz

İstanbul

Country: GERMANY/TURKEY

Email: philip.kunig@fu-berlin.de

Expert Areas: National and International Environmental Law; Constitutional Law; International Law; Subsections of Administrative Law

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Prof. Dr. Evangelos Raftopoulos

Member

Prof. Dr. Evangelos Raftopoulos

Professor Emeritus of International Law &

International Environmental Law

Founding Director, MEPIELAN Centre

Panteion University, Athens, GREECE

Fellow

Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and

Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG)

University of Cambridge, U.K.

Member

Compliance Committee of the Barcelona

Convention System

Member

The IUCN World Committee of Environmental

Law (WCEL)

Country: GREECE/U.K.

Tel: +30 2109610591, +30 6972267027

Email: evanraft@otenet.gr, eraft@panteion.gr, er473@cam.ac.uk

Expert Areas: International Law; Law and Practice of Treaties; International Environmental Law; Governance and Policy; Mediterranean Environmental Law, Governance and Policy; International Creative Negotiation; Sustainability Governance and Public Trust; Compliance; International Institutions

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Prof. Dr. Koh Kheng Lian

Prof. Dr. Koh Kheng Lian

Emeritus Professor&Founder/Former Director

Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law

Faculty of Law

National University of Singapore

& Former Legal Officer

Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on

International Trade Law, Vienna

Country: SINGAPORE

Email: lawkohkl@nus.edu.sg

Tel: +65 6516-6246

Expert Areas: ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance; International Environmental Governance; Water Law, Policy and Governance in ASEAN and Singapore; Zoonotic Diseases and Environmental Law/Policy; Adaptation to Climate Change, Food Security in the ASEAN Context; Discourse on Environmental Security; Eco- Cities: Comparative Studies; Environmental Cooperation of ASEAN and its Dialogue Partners, APEC and “ASEAN Plus 3”

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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
kamrul

Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hossain

Research Professor & Director

Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre

University of Lapland

Pohjoisranta 4

96100 Rovaniemi

Country: FINLAND

Email: kamrul.hossain@ulapland.fi

Tel: +358404844281

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Arctic Governance; Human Rights Law; Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Mmaritime De-limitation and Law of the Sea; Shipping and Resource Extractions; Marine Biodiversity Conservation; Legal, Institutional and Policy Perspectives

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DEPUTY EDITORS-IN-CHIEF
dr-evgeniya

Dr. Evgeniya Kopitsa

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Law

Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

77 Pushkins'ka St., Kharkiv

Country: UKRAINE

Email: evgeniya.kopitsa@gmail.com, ye.m.kopytsya@nlu.edu.ua

Tel: +380 938506200

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Natural Resources Management; International Conventions; Biodiversity

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ngozi

Prof. Dr. Ngozi Finette Unuigbe

Professor of Environmental Law, Policy and Ethics

Faculty of Law, University of Benin

154, P.M.B, Ugbowo Lagos Rd

Benin City

Country: NIGERIA

Email: ngozistewart@yahoo.com,
ngozi.stewart-unuigbe@uniben.edu

Tel: +234 803712 2600

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law, Policy and Ethics; Environmental Policy; Global Environmental Management; Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation; Sustainable Cities; Protected Areas Management; International Water Law and Law of Aquifers; Waste Management and Ecosystem Services; International Environmental Governance

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EXECUTIVE & MANAGING EDITOR
hasrat

Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend

Founder President & CEO

The Grassroots Institute

548 Jean Talon Ouest

Montreal, H3N 1R5

Country: CANADA/INDIA

Email: harjjumend@gmail.com, director@grassrootsinstitute.net, editor@grassrootsjournals.org

Expert Areas: Governance of Natural Resources; Biodiversity Law and Governance; CBD/Nagoya Protocol and National ABS Laws in Various Countries; Resource Rights of Indigenous People; Customary Law & Indigenous Rights; Rangelands and Common Property Resources; ICCAs; Agroecology; Agrarian Laws of Microbial Products; Wetlands Conservation; Rights of Indigenous People; Land Rights; Agrobiodiversity Conservation; Forest Stewardship and Parks-People Interface; Community Institutions & Local Governance; Natural Resource Management; Participatory Rural Development; Environmental Issues

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ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Dr. Nivedita Chaudhary

Dr. Nivedita Chaudhary

Assistant Professor

India International University of Legal Education and Research

Goa

Country: INDIA

Email: niveditachaudhary@nls.ac.in

Tel: +91 8826765482

Expert Areas: Sustainable Development; Environmental Policy and Laws; Waste Management policies; Climate Change Policies

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EDITORIAL BOARD
levine

Prof. Dr. Noga Morag-Levine

Professor of Law &

The George Roumell Faculty Scholar

Michigan State University

Law College Building

648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 319

East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Country: USA

Email: nmorag@law.msu.edu

Tel: +1 517-432-6886

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Constitutional Law and the Regulatory State; Environmental Regulation; Legal History and Comparative Law; Transnational Differences in Environmental Health and Safety Regulation

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Prof. Dr. Reed Elizabeth Loder

Prof. Dr. Reed Elizabeth Loder

Professor of Law

Environmental Law Center

Vermont Law School

164 Chelsea St, PO Box 96

South Royalton, VT 05068

Country: USA

Email: RLODER@vermontlaw.edu

Tel: +1 (802) 831-1293

Expert Areas: Environmental Ethics; Animal Law and Ethics; Legal Profession; Moral Philosophy for Professionals; Property Law

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dr-yanmei-lin

Dr. Yanmei Lin

Associate Professor & Associate Director

US-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law

Vermont Law School

164 Chelsea St, PO Box 96

South Royalton, VT 05068

Country: USA

Email: YLIN@vermontlaw.edu, yanmeilin@gmail.com

Tel: +1 802-831-1050 (in US); +86 13439569948 (in China)

Expert Areas: Comparative Environmental Law; Environmental Governance; International Environmental Law; Ecological Governance and Law in China

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Dr. Sumudu Atapattu

Dr. Sumudu Atapattu

Distinguished Administrative Program Specialist Director

Research Centers and International Programs

& Executive Director

UW-Madison Human Rights Program

University of Wisconsin Law School

975 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

Country: USA

Email: sumudu.atapattu@wisc.edu

Tel: +1 (608) 890 1395

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Environmental Rights and International Sustainable Development Law; Human Rights and the Environment; Climate Change

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Dr. Srividhya Ragavan

Dr. Srividhya Ragavan

Professor of Law & Director of India Program

Texas A & M School of Law

Texan A & M University

1515 Commerce Street

Fort Worth, TX – 76102

Country: USA

Email: ragavan.sri@law.tamu.edu

Tel: +1 817-212-3834

Expert Areas: International Intellectual Property Law; Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals; Health Care & Global Governance; International Law; Science and Law; Trade & Development; Environment, Agriculture & Sustainable Development; Agriculture & Development.
Books
Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, (2012)
Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interest and Intersections. New York: Cambridge University Press (2015) Intellectual Property Law and Access to Medicines: TRIPS Agreement, Health, and Pharmaceuticals. London: Routledge (2021)

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Prof. Dr. David N. Cassuto

Prof. Dr. David N. Cassuto

Professor of Law

Faculty Director of Graduate Programs

& Director, Brazil-American Institute for Law &

Environment (BAILE)

Elisabeth Haub School of Law

Pace University

78 North Broadway

White Plains

New York 10603

Country: USA

Email: dcassuto@law.pace.edu

Tel:

Expert Areas: Animal Law; Environmental Law; Water Law; Comparative Law; Property; Constitutional Law

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dr-sara

Dr. Sara L. Seck

Associate Professor &

Yogis and Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law

Schulich School of Law

Dalhousie University

Weldon Law Building

6061 University Avenue

PO Box 15000

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

Country: CANADA

Email: Sara.Seck@dal.ca

Tel: +1 902-494-7715

Expert Areas: Business, Human Rights & Environment; International Environmental Law; Sustainable Development & Natural Resources Law; Climate Justice; Private International Law; Transnational Law & Legal Pluralism

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Prof. Daniel W. Dylan

Prof. Daniel W. Dylan

Associate Professor

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay

Ontario, P7B 5E1

Country: CANADA

Email: dwdylan@lakeheadu.ca

Tel: +1 807-343-8110 x7809

Expert Areas: Animal Law; Wildlife Law; Environmental Law; Intellectual Property; Traditional Knowledge; Environmental Assessment; Natural Resources

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Dr. Semie Sama

Dr. Semie Sama

Assistant Professor

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay

Ontario, P7B 5E1

Country: CANADA

Email: ssama@lakeheadu.ca

Tel: +1 (807) 343-8010 ext. 7802

Expert Areas: International Law; International Environmental Law; International Human Rights Law; International Economic Law; Sustainable Development Law; Natural Resource Law; Torts Law

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Dr. Martin-Joe Ezeudu

Dr. Martin-Joe Ezeudu

Assistant Professor

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay

Ontario, P7B 5E1

Country: CANADA

Email: mezeudu@lakeheadu.ca

Tel: +1 (807) 343-8010 ext. 7904

Expert Areas: Governance of Natural Resources and Extractive Industries; Environmental and Commercial Law

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gyula

Prof. Dr. Bándi Gyula, DSc

Jean Monnet Professor of

EU Environmental Law & Head

Department of the Environmental and Competition Law

Faculty of Law and Political Science

Pázmány Péter Catholic University

Szentkirályi u. 28,

1088 Budapest

Country: HUNGARY

Email: bandi.gyula@jak.ppke.hu

Tel: +36-1-429-7200 / 289

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Administrative Law

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Prof. dr. habil dr. jur. Jakab Nóra

Prof. dr. habil dr. jur. Jakab Nóra

Full Professor

Department of Labour Law & Agricultural Law

Institute of Civil Law, Faculty of Law

University of Miskolc

Building A/6, 10. sz.

H-3515, Miskolc-Egyetemváros

Country: HUNGARY

Email: nora.jakab@uni-miskolc.hu

Tel: +36 46 565 111 (23-89)

Expert Areas: Labour Law; Social Law, Sustainable Development Law

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david

Prof. Dr. David Leary

Professor

Faculty of Law

University of Technology Sydney

PO Box 123

Broadway NSW 2007

Country: AUSTRALIA

Email: David.Leary@uts.edu.au

Tel: +61 (02) 9514 3160

Expert Areas: Law of the Sea; International Environmental Law; Climate Change; Renewable Energy

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Prof. dr. K.J. (Kars) de Graaf

Prof. dr. K. J. (Kars) de Graaf

Professor of Public Law and Sustainability

Department of Constitutional Law,

Administrative Law & Public Administration

Faculty of Law

University of Groningen

Oude Kijk in't Jatstraat 26

9712 EK Groningen

Country: THE NETHERLANDS

Email: k.j.de.graaf@rug.nl

Tel: +31 503635787

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Administrative Law; Sustainability Law; Constitutional Law

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Prof. dr. H.H.B. (Hans) Vedder

Prof. dr. H.H.B. (Hans) Vedder

Professor of Economic Law

Department of Transboundary Legal Studies

Department European and Economic Law

Faculty of Law

University of Groningen

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26

9712 EK Groningen

Country: THE NETHERLANDS

Email: h.h.b.vedder@rug.nl

Tel: +31 (0)50 363 8073

Expert Areas: European Law; European and Netherlands Competition Law; European Environmental Law

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Prof. Dr. Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir

Prof. Dr. Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir

Full Professor

Environmental and Natural Resources Law

ScFaculty of Law

University of Iceland

Sæmundargata 2

102 Reykjavík

Ssn. 600169-2039

Country: ICELAND

Email: adalheid@hi.is

Tel: +3545254257, +3548995880

Expert Areas: Icelandic Environmental Law; EU Environmental Law; International Environmental Law; Biodiversity Law; Laws on Natural Resources; Participatory Rights and Access to Justice; Environmental Impact Assessment; Climate Change Law

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campins

Dr. Mar Campins Eritja

Professor

Section Public International Law,

Department of Criminal Law and Criminology and Public International Law

Faculty of Law

Universitat de Barcelona

Av. Diagonal, 684

E-08034 Barcelona

Country: SPAIN

Email: mcampins@ub.edu

Tel: +34 93 4024426

Expert Areas: International Public Law and International Relations; European Union Environmental Law; International Environmental Law; Community Environmental Law

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Prof. Dr. Agustín García Ureta

Prof. Dr. Agustín García Ureta

Professor of Administrative Law

Faculty of Law (Bizkaia Section)

Euskal-Herriko Unibertsitatea

(University of the Basque Country)

Barrio Sarriena s/n

48940 Leioa

Bizkaia

Country: SPAIN

Email: agustin.garcia-ureta@ehu.eus

Tel: +34 94 601 31 28

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Public Law; Administrative Law;

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alexandra

Dr. Gabriela Alexandra Oanta

Associate Professor of Public International Law

& Director

“Salvador de Madariaga” University Institute for European Studies

University of A Coruña

Law Faculty,

Campus de Elviña

s/n 15071-A Coruña

Country: SPAIN

Email: gabriela.oanta@udc.es

Tel: +34 881-01 1966

Expert Areas: International and EU Law on Marine Environment; Climate Change and the Sea; Business and Human Rights; International Organizations

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Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo

Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo

Associate Professor

Department of Public International Law &

International Relations

Faculty of Law

University of Granada

Plaza de la Universidad s/n

18001

Country: GRANADA

Email: fajardo@ugr.es

Tel: +31 503635787

Expert Areas: International and European Environmental Law; Migration Policies of the European Union; External Action of the European Union

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Dr. Rosa M. Fernández Egea

Dr. Rosa M. Fernández Egea

Associate Professor

Department of Public Law and Legal

Philosophy

Facultad de Derecho (Faculty of Law)

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

E-28049 Madrid

Country: SPAIN

Email: rosamaria.fernandez@uam.es

Tel: +34 91 497 2532

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; International Economic Law; EU Law

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bunikowski

Prof. Dr. Dawid Bunikowski

Distinguished Academic & Scholar

University of Eastern Finland (UEF)

Joensuu, Kuopio

& University of Helsinki/University of the Arctic

(also associated with State University of Applied Sciences in Wloclawek/Poland, Cardiff University/UK, Catholic University of America, Emory University, Ronin Institute of the US)

Country: FINLAND

Email: dawid.bunikowski@uef.fi

Tel: +48693654064

Expert Areas: Constitutional Law; Philosophy of Law; Law and Morality; Religion and Politics; Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Contemporary Continental Philosophy; Philosophical and Cultural Anthropology; Diversity Management; Gender Studies; Intercultural Communication; Business Ethics; Roman Law; History of Law; International Law; Legal Pluralism; European Union; Wittgenstein; Medieval Philosophy; Aristotle; Argumentation; Corporate Governance; Corporate Finance; Law & Economics; Political Economy of Regulation; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Indigenous Rights in the Arctic; Indigenous Studies

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Prof. Dr. Reetta Toivanen

Prof. Dr. Reetta Toivanen

Professor of Sustainability Science (Indigenous Sustainabilities)

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science and

Department of Cultures, Faculty of Arts

& Vice Director

Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the

European Narratives (EuroStorie)

University of Helsinki

Siltavuorenpenger 1 A

Helsinki, FI-00014

Country: FINLAND

Email: reetta.toivanen@helsinki.fi

Tel: +358 50 3185281

Expert Areas: Indigenous Sustainabilities; Critical Narratives on Europe; Sustainable Development; Youth Perspective; Refugees; Minorities; Human Rights; Immigration; Sámi People; Anthropology of Law; Arctic

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stefan

Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirchner

Research Professor

Arctic Centre

University of Lapland

PL 122, 96101 Rovaniemi

Country: FINLAND

Email: stefan.kirchner@ulapland.fi

Tel: +258404844001

Expert Areas: Public International Law, Arctic Law, Law of the Sea, Human Rights, Marine Environmental Law, Environmental Law, Space Law, Disaster Risk Reduction Law

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siragusa

Dr. Laura Siragusa

Researcher

History, Culture and Communication

Faculty of Humanities

University of Oulu

P.O. Box 8000 Oulu, FI-90014

Country: FINLAND

Email: Laura.Siragusa@oulu.fi

Tel: +358-294481231

Expert Areas: Linguistic Anthropology; Human-Environment Relations; Indigenous Ontologies and Epistemologies; Circumpolar Region; History, Culture and Communication

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Prof. Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas

Prof. Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas

Jean Monnet Chaired Professor of EU

International Economic Law & Professor of

European and International Economic Law

Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS)

School of Law

Queen Mary, University of London

67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London WC2A 3JB

Country: UNITED KINGDOM

Email: r.leal-arcas@qmul.ac.uk

Tel: +44(0)20 7882 8071

Expert Areas: International Economic Law; External Relations Law of the EU; International Trade, Climate Change and Energy; WTO Law; Energy Law

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daria

Dr. Daria Shapovalova

Lecturer in Energy Law & Co-Director

Centre for Energy Law

School of Law

University of Aberdeen

Room D48, Taylor Building

Old Aberdeen, AB24 3UB

Country: UNITED KINGDOM

Email: dshapovalova@abdn.ac.uk

Tel: +44 1224 272 430

Expert Areas: Public International Law; International Environmental Law; Indigenous Rights; Energy Law; Arctic Governance; Effectiveness of International Environmental Agreements; Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response Regulation

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Dr. Avidan Kent

Dr. Avidan Kent

Associate Professor

School of Law

University of East Anglia

& Fellow

Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, Canada

Norwich Research Park

Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ

Country: UNITED KINGDOM

Email: Avidan.Kent@uea.ac.uk

Tel: Not available

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Climate-Induced Migration; Public Participation; Renewable Energies; International Economic Law (mostly Investment Law and WTO Law);International Courts

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Dr. Alexandra R. Harrington

Dr. Alexandra R. Harrington

Lecturer in Law (Environment)

Lancaster University

Law School

Bowland North

Bailrigg

Lancaster LA1 4YN

Country: UNITED KINGDOM

Email: a.harrington1@lancaster.ac.uk

Tel: +1 518 330 2201

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Public International Law; International Organizations; Global Governance; Human Rights Law; Climate Change Law; Sustainable Development Law; Intergenerational Justice; Transitional Justice

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Dr. Ilaria Espa

Dr. Ilaria Espa

Senior Assistant Professor

Institute of Law (IDUSI)

Faculty of Economics

Universitàdella Svizzeraitaliana

USI Main Building

Via Giuseppe Buffi 13

Lugano CH-6900

& Senior Research Fellow

World Trade Institute

University of Bern

&Lead Counsel ‘Natural Resources’ Centre for

International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), Canada

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Prof. Massimiliano Montini

Prof. Massimiliano Montini

Professor of European Union Law

Department of Business and Law

University of Siena

Jean Monnet Module Coordinator,

ELCE4SD, 2020-2023

Scientific Coordinator, Europe Direct Centre

Co-Director, R4S Regulation for Sustainability

Research Group

University of Siena

Piazza S. Francesco, 7

53100 Siena

Country: ITALY

Email: massimiliano.montini@unisi.it, massimiliano.montini@gmail.com

Tel: +39 0577 232678

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; European Union Environmental Law; Ecological Law on Climate Change; Sustainable Development; Regulation for Sustainability

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Prof. Dr. Sonia Carmignani

Prof. Dr. Sonia Carmignani

Full Professor of Agricultural Law

Department of Law

University of Siena

Via Mattioli 10

53100 Siena

Country: ITALY

Email: sonia.carmignani@unisi.it

Tel: Not available

Expert Areas: Agri-Food Sustainability Law; Agricultural Law and Agribusiness; Food Law and Commercial Law

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Prof. Nicolò Giovanni Carnimeo

Prof. Nicolò Giovanni Carnimeo

Professor

Ionic Department in "Juridical and Economic Systems of the

Mediterranean: Society, Environment, Cultures"

University of Bari Aldo Moro

Piazza Umberto

I - 70121 Bari

Country: ITALY

Email: nicologiovanni.carnimeo@uniba.it, nicolocarnimeo@gmail.com

Tel: +56229785354

Expert Areas: Navigation Law; Environmental Impact Assessment; Economics of Sea; Marine Environment;

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Proelss

Prof. Dr. Alexander Proelss

Chair in the International Law of the Sea and

International Environmental Law, Public

International Law and Public Law

Faculty of Law

University of Hamburg

Rothenbaumchaussee 33

D-20148 Hamburg

Country: GERMANY

Email: alexander.proelss@uni-hamburg.de

Tel: +49 40 42838-4545

Expert Areas: International Law of the Sea; International Environmental Law; Public International Law; Public Law; European Union Law; German Constitutional Law

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Dr. Mirjana Drenovak Ivanović

Dr. Mirjana Drenovak Ivanović

Full Professor &

Jean Monnet Chair in European Environmental Law

Department of Public Law

Department of Theory, Sociology & Philosophy of Law

Faculty of Law

University of Belgrade

Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra 67

11120 Belgrade

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Prof. Dr. Maja Seršić

Prof. Dr. Maja Seršić

Professor of International Law & Head

International Law Department

Faculty of Law

University of Zagreb

Trg Republike Hrvatske 14

10000 Zagreb

Country: CROATIA

Email: msersic@pravo.hr

Tel: +385 (01) 4895 619

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Law of the Sea; Responsibility in International Law; International Economic Law; Energy and Sustainable Development Law

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theresa

Prof. Dr. Theresa Akpoghome

Professor of Law & Dean

Faculty of Law

Benson Idahosa University

University Way,

Off Upper Adesuwa Rd,

GRA Benin City

Country: NIGERIA

Email: teremajor@gmail.com, takpoghome@biu.edu.ng

Tel: +234 8056317472, 8065436545

Expert Areas: Public International Law; International Humanitarian Law; Human Rights Law; Oil and Gas Law; Environmental Law; Legal Research

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okukpon

Dr. Irekpitan Okukpon

Senior Research Fellow & Acting Head

Department of Public Law

Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

University of Lagos Campus

P.M.B. 12820, Lagos

Country: NIGERIA

Email: kpitanclaire@hotmail.com

Tel: +234 90 9564 9113

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; International Environmental Law; Waste Management; International Migration Law

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dr-pamela-towela-sambo

Dr. Pamela Towela Sambo

Environmental Law Specialist

& Lecturer

Private Law Department

School of Law

University of Zambia

Great East Road Campus

PO Box 32379

Lusaka

Country: ZAMBIA

Email: towelasambo@yahoo.com, pamela.sambo@unza.zm

Tel: +260973474385

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Environmental Justice; EIA; Human Rights; Tort Law; Legal Research Methodology

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gafurova

Prof. Dr. Olena V. Hafurova

Full Professor

Department of Agrarian, Land and Environmental Law named after Academician V.Z. Yanchuk

Faculty of Law

National University of Life and

Environmental Sciences of Ukraine

st. Vasylkivska, 17

03040 Kyiv

Country: UKRAINE

Email: gafurova.olena@gmail.com, gafurova_o@nubip.edu.ua

Tel: +380 044 259-97-25

Expert Areas: Legal Regulation of Rural Development; Peasants Rights; Land and Agrarian Reform; Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union; Land and Environmental Law

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Prof. Dr. Nadiia Kobetska

Prof. Dr. Nadiia Kobetska

Full Professor

Department of Labour, Environmental & Agricultural Law

Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University,

57 Shevchenko Str.,

76018, Ivano-Frankivsk

Country: UKRAINE

Email: nadiia.kobetska@pnu.edu.ua

Tel: +380 677563731

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; European Union Environmental Law; Laws on Natural Resources; Environmental Governance

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suietnov

Dr. Yevhenii Suietnov

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Environmental Law

Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

77 Pushkins'ka St., Kharkiv

Country: UKRAINE

Email: evgeny-suetnov@ukr.net, ye.p.suyetnov@nlu.edu.ua

Tel: +380 938506200

Expert Areas: Environmental Law & Policy; International Environmental Law & Policy; EU Environmental Law & Policy; Natural Resources Law & Policy; Biological Diversity; Ecosystem; Ecosystem Services; Ecosystem Management; Ecosystem Approach

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anisimova

Prof. Dr. Hanna Anisimova

Professor

Department of Environmental Law

Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

77 Pushkins'ka St., Kharkiv

Country: UKRAINE

Email: anisimova.anna28@gmail.com, g.v.anisimova@nlu.edu.ua

Tel: +380 50 575 7035

Expert Areas: Energy & Natural Resources; Public International Law; Public Law; Dispute Settlement & Arbitration; Blue Economy & Law of the Sea; Anticorruption (Criminal Law) & Compliance; BRICS

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Dr. Vasyl Nepyivoda

Dr. Vasyl Nepyivoda

Associate Professor

Department of International & European Law

Faculty of Law

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

2 Skovorody vul.

Kyiv 04070

Country: UKRAINE

Email: Not public

Tel: Not public

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Environmental Law; Sustainable Development; Forest Law; Forestry Management; Forestry and Conservation History; Legal Terminology; Language and Education Policies

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montelongo

Prof. Dr. Ivett Montelongo Buenavista

Professor of Environmental Law

Escuela de Estudios Ambientales

(School of Environmental Studies)

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco

(Metropolitan Autonomous University-Azcapotzalco)

Boulevard Cristóbal Colón Number 5

Office 1112, Xalapa, Veracruz

Country: MEXICO

Email: imontelongo@gonzalezasociados.com, imobu@azc.uam.mx

Tel: +525554313866

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Climate Change; Energy and Environment; Clean Transportation; sustainable cities.

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Prof. Dr. Cristiane Derani

Prof. Dr. Cristiane Derani

Professor of International Economics and

Environmental Law

Dean of Graduate Studies

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Trindade, s/n

Florianópolis

CEP 88040-900

Country: BRAZIL

Email: cristiane.derani@ufsc.br

Tel: +55 48 3721-6313, +55 11 996482188

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Globalisation and Sustainability; Climate Change; Biodiversity, Food Security and Trade Law; Economic Law; Sustainable Development Law

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Prof. Dr. Carina Oliveira

Prof. Dr. Carina Oliveira

Adjunct Professor

Faculdade de Direito (Faculty of Law)

Universidade de Brasília

CEP 70910-900

Brasilia-DF

Country: BRAZIL

Email: carinaoliveira@unb.br

Tel: +5561982104802

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; International Law; Natural Resources Law; Law of the Sea; Sustainability

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mariana

Dr. Mariana Ribeiro Santiago

Attorney

Barbuy e Santiago Advogados

Rua Cláudio Soares, 72

cjto. 115, Pinheiros,

São Paulo/SP

CEP. 05422-030

Country: BRAZIL

Email: marianasantiago@bs-advogados.com

Tel: +55 11 4872-8351

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Climate Change; Energy and Environment; Clean Transportation

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ferrara

Dr. Pablo Ferrara

Arbitrator

Permanent Court of Arbitration

United Nations International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS Annex VII)

& Professor

Economy and Business School

Universidad del Salvador

Buenos Aires

Country: ARGENTINA

Email: ferrarapablo@gmail.com, paferr@icloud.com, ferrara.pablo@usal.edu.ar

Tel: +54 911 66 26 78 59

Expert Areas: Energy & Natural Resources; Public International Law; Public Law; Dispute Settlement & Arbitration; Blue Economy & Law of the Sea; Anticorruption (Criminal Law) & Compliance; BRICS

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Dr. Gloria Lucía Álvarez Pinzón

Dr. Gloria Lucía Álvarez Pinzón

Professor and Researcher

Department of Environmental Law

Universidad Externado de Colombia

Carrera 1a #12-66

Casa de las Mandolinas Piso 1

& CEO

Soluciones Ambientales Estratégicas

(SOLAMES)

Carrera 49A # 94-11

& Chairperson of the Board of Directors

Cerros de la Sabana Foundation

Bogotá D.C.

Country: COLOMBIA

Email: glorialu.alvarez@gmail.com, gloria.alvarez@uexternado.edu.co

Tel: +57 3108602552

Expert Areas: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA); Water Law; Protected Areas; Environmental Land Planning; Licenses and Permits; Environmental Public Management; Environmental Passives; Administrative Sanctioning Processes; Environmental Criminal Law, Management and Resolution of Environmental Conflicts; Citizen Participation; Environmental Law

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Prof. Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi

Prof. Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi

Professor & Associate Dean for Research

College of Law

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

P.O. Box: 34110, Doha, Qatar

Senior Visiting Research Fellow

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

University of Oxford, UK

Chancellor’s Fellow & Director

Institute for Oil, Gas, Energy, Environment and

Sustainable Development

Afe Babalola University

Nigeria

Country: QATAR/NIGERIA

Email: dolawuyi@hbku.edu.qa

Tel: +974 44541962

Expert Areas: International Petroleum Transactions; Energy Law and Policy; Climate Change Law and Policy; Africa and the Middle East; International Environmental Law; Business and Human Rights; Business Organizations; Structuring Transactions: Business Practice; Environmental Dispute Resolution; International Commercial Arbitration

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Prof. Dr. Qin Tianbao

Prof. Dr. Qin Tianbao

Luojia Professor of Law & Director

Research Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL)

Wuhan University

Professor, China Institute of Boundary &

Ocean Studies,

European Studies Centre

Wuhan University

Director, Research Center of the Supreme Court of China on Environmental-related Cases

Vice Chair and Member, Compliance Committee of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS, UNCBD

Legal Research Fellow, CISDL, Canada

Vice President & Secretary-General, Chinese Society of Environment and Resources Law (CSERL)

Member, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law

School of Law Building

Wuhan University

Wuhan 430072

Hubei Province

Country: PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Email: fxyqtb@whu.edu.cn

Tel: +86-027-6875-2091 (Office)

Expert Areas: Biodiversity Law; Biodiversity and Biotechnology; Water Law; Ocean Policy; Climate Change and Energy; Environment and Health Policies; Transboundary Environmental Law

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Prof. Dr. A. Z. M. Manzoor Rashid

Prof. Dr. A. Z. M. Manzoor Rashid

Professor

Department of Forestry & Environmental Science

Shahjalal University of Science & Technology

Level-1, Academic Building-E

Sylhet-3114

Country: BANGLADESH

Email: pollen_forest@yahoo.com,
rashid-fes@sust.edu

Tel: +8801711302555

Expert Areas: Natural Resources Governance; Legal, Policy and Institutional aspects of NRM; Non-Wood Forest Resources for Community Development; Collaborative Forest and Protected Areas Management; Community-Based Adaptation and Mitigation; Participatory, Indigenous and Sustainable Forestry Practices

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dr-stellina-jolly

Dr. Stellina Jolly

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Legal Studies

South Asian University

Akbar Bhawan

New Delhi- 110021

& Visiting Senior Research Associate

University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg, Gauteng

Country: INDIA/SOUTH AFRICA

Email: stellinajolly@sau.ac.in

Tel: +91-9910099220

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Private International Law; Environmental Governance

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Dr. David Schorr

Dr. David Schorr

Associate Professor

The Buchmann Faculty of Law

Tel Aviv University

P.O. Box 39040

Tel Aviv 6997801

Country: ISRAEL

Email: dschorr@tauex.tau.ac.il

Tel: +34 91 497 2532

Expert Areas: Environmental and Natural Resource Law; Water Law; Law in the British Empire; Environmentalism and Orientalism; Environmental Regulation of Offshore Drilling; History of Environmental Law; Climate Change Law

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Dr. Ruxandra Malina Petrescu-Mag

Dr. Ruxandra Malina Petrescu-Mag

Associate Professor

Faculty of Environmental Science & Engineering

Babes-Bolyai University

Cluj-Napoca 400488

Country: ROMANIA

Email: malina.petrescu@ubbcluj.ro

Tel: +40 740061909

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; Environmental Policy; History of European Construction; European Union Institutions and Policies; Common Agricultural Policy

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Dr. Christine Frison

Dr. Christine Frison

FNRS Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Centre for Philosophy of Law (CPDR)

Institute for Interdisciplinary Research in Legal Sciences, UCLouvain

Place Montesquieu, 2 bte L2.07.01 B-1348-Louvain-la-Neuve

& Associate Research Fellow

Government & Law Research Group

Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp

& Legal Research Fellow, Centre for International

Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), Canada

Country: BELGIUM

Email: christine.frison@uclouvain.be

Tel: +32 (0)10 47 84 05

Expert Areas: International Environmental Law; Biodiversity & Agrobiodiversity Law; Law & Governance of the Commons; Ecological Law; Peasants & Farmers’ Rights, Protection of Traditional Knowledge

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Prof. Valentina Durán Medina

Prof. Valentina Durán Medina

Professor

Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la

Facultad de Derecho

Universidad de Chile

Pío Nono 1

Cuarto Piso, Providencia

Santiago de Chile

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Dr. Kikelomo Kila

Dr. Kikelomo Kila

Lecturer in Law

Huddersfield Business School

University of Huddersfield

Queensgate

Huddersfield HD1 3DH

Country: UNITED KINGDOM

Email: K.O.Kila@hud.ac.uk

Tel: +44 1484 256187

Expert Areas: Climate Change Law; Renewable Energy; Sustainable Development; Corporate Regulation; Employment Law

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OUTGOING MEMBERS
Dr. Natalie L. Dobson

Dr. Natalie L. Dobson

Assistant Professor

Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans & Sustainability Law

& Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea

Utrecht University School of Law

Department of International and European Law

University of Utrecht

Newtonlaan 201

3584 BH Utrecht

Country: THE NETHERLANDS

Email: n.l.dobson@uu.nl

Tel: +31 (0)30 253 8050

Expert Areas: Public International Law; International Environmental Law; Climate Law; EU Climate Policy, World Trade Law

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Prof. Dr. Meinhard Doelle [DECEASED 17.09.2022]

Professor of Law

Marine & Environmental Law Institute

Schulich School of Law

Dalhousie University

Weldon Law Building

6061 University Avenue

PO Box 15000

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

Country: CANADA

Email: mdoelle@dal.ca

Tel: +1 902-494-1030

Expert Areas: Climate change; Environmental Law & Governance; International Environmental Law; Marine Law; Energy Law; Ocean Governance; Environmental Impact Assessment; Renewable Energy

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Prof. Michelle Bryan

Prof. Michelle Bryan

Professor

Natural Resources and Environmental Law

Program

Alexander Blewett III School of Law

University of Montana

32 Campus Drive

Missoula, Montana 59812

Country: USA

Email: michelle.bryan@umontana.edu

Tel: +1 (406) 243-6753

Expert Areas: Environmental Law; International Environmental Law; Water Law; Land Use Law; Natural Resources Law; Law of People & Place Field Course; Administrative Law

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In Partnership with

yaroslav

In Collaboration with

lapland
Northern Institute of
Environmental & Minority Law

Advisory Board

    Advisory Board

    Chair, Advisory Board

    Prof. Dr. Anatoly Getman, Rector

    Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine

    Co-Chair, Advisory Board

    Justice Mukete Tahle Itoe,Judge

    High Court, Cameroon

    Members

    * Prof. Dr. Nataliya Malysheva (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Richard L. Ottinger (USA)

    * Prof. Debra L. Donahue (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. Erkki J. Hollo (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Shaista Shameem (Fiji)

    * Univ. Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Philip Kunig (Germany/Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Evangelos Raftopoulos (Greece)

    * Prof. Dr. Koh Kheng Lian (Singapore)

    Editors

    Editor-in-Chief

    Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hossain, Research Professor & Director

    Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law University of Lapland, Finland

    Deputy Editors-in-Chief

    Dr. Evgeniya Kopitsa, Associate Professor

    Department of Environmental Law Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine

    Deputy Editors-in-Chief

    Dr. Ngozi Finette Unuigbe,Professor of Environmental Law, Policy and Ethics

    University of Benin, Nigeria

    Executive Editor

    Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend, President & CEO

    The Grassroots Institute, Canada

    Associate Editor

    Dr. Nivedita Chaudhary, Assistant Professor

    India International University of Legal Education and Research, India

    Editorial Board

    * Prof. Dr. Noga Morag-Levine (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. Reed Elizabeth Loder (USA)

    * Dr. Yanmei Lin (USA)

    * Dr. Sumudu Atapattu (USA)

    * Dr. Srividhya Ragavan (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. David N. Cassuto (USA)

    * Dr. Sara L. Seck (Canada)

    * Prof. Daniel W. Dylan (Canada)

    * Dr. Semie Sama (Canada)

    * Dr. Martin-Joe Ezeudu (Canada)

    * Prof. Dr. Bándi Gyula (Hungary)

    * Prof. dr. habil dr. jur. Jakab Nóra (Hungary)

    * Prof. Dr. David Leary (Australia)

    * Prof. dr. K.J. de Graaf (Netherlands)

    * Prof. dr. H.H.B. (Hans) Vedder (Netherlands)

    * Prof. Dr. Mar Campins Eritja (Spain)

    * Prof. Dr. Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir (Iceland)

    * Prof. Dr. Agustín García Ureta (Spain)

    * Dr. Gabriela A. Oanta (Spain)

    * Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo (Granada)

    * Dr. Rosa M. Fernández Egea (Spain)

    * Prof. Dr. Dawid Bunikowski (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Reetta Toivanen (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirchner (Finland)

    * Dr. Laura Siragusa (Finland)

    * Dr. Daria Shapovalova (UK)

    * Dr. Avidan Kent (UK)

    * Dr. Alexandra R. Harrington (UK)

    * Dr. Ilaria Espa (Switzerland)

    * Prof. Massimiliano Montini (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Sonia Carmignani (Italy)

    * Prof. Nicolò Giovanni Carnimeo (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Alexander Proelss (Germany)

    * Dr. Mirjana Drenovak Ivanović (Serbia)

    * Prof. Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas (UK)

    * Prof. Dr. Maja Seršić (Croatia)

    * Prof. Dr. Theresa Akpoghome (Nigeria)

    * Dr. Irekpitan Okukpon (Nigeria)

    * Dr. Pamela Towela Sambo (Zambia)

    * Prof. Dr. Olena V. Hafurova (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Dr. Nadiia Kobetska (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Yevhenii Suietnov (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Dr. Hanna Anisimova (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Vasyl Nepyivoda (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Dr. Ivett M. Buenavista (Mexico)

    * Prof. Dr. Cristiane Derani (Brazil)

    * Prof. Dr. Carina Oliveira (Brazil)

    * Dr. Mariana R. Santiago (Brazil)

    * Dr. Pablo Ferrara (Argentina)

    * Dr. Gloria Lucía Álvarez Pinzón (Colombia)

    * Prof. Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi (Qatar)

    * Prof. Dr. Qin Tianbao (China)

    * Prof. Dr. A. Z. M. M. Rashid (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Stellina Jolly (India/South Africa)

    * Dr. David Schorr (Israel)

    * Dr. Ruxandra Malina P. M. (Romania)

    * Dr. Christine Frison (Belgium)

    * Prof. Valentina Durán Medina (Chile)

    * Dr. Kikelomo Kila (United Kingdom)

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