Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm Venue: Room 210, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
The second lecture in this new series of Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context policy lectures will be given on 23 March 2016 by Dr Dan Bondi Ogolla, Principal Legal Adviser, Climate Change Secretariat in Bonn. The title of his lecture will be ‘The Politics of Climate Change Negotiation’. The lecture will be chaired Professor Phoebe Okowa, who directs the series.This event will be followed by a drinks reception to which all attendees are invited.
Dan Bondi Ogolla obtained his PhD in Law from the Centre for International and Comparative Law, University of Bordeaux I, France in 1991. He also holds the LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Nairobi and a DEA from the University of Bordeaux I. Dr Ogolla was Lecturer and Senior Lecturer of Public Law at the University of Nairobi Law School from 1983 to 1992 before joining UNEP in 1992 as Legal Officer responsible for UNEP’s technical assistance programme to developing countries and countries with economies in transition in the field of environmental policy, law and institutions. He was Legal Advisor at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (Montreal, Canada) from 1999 to 2006, Chief Legal Advisor at the UNFCCC from 2007 – 2012, and Coordinator & Principal Legal Advisor at the UNFCCC from 2013 to date.
Dr Ogolla is a member of the International Council of Environmental Law, the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, the Kenya National Academy of Sciences, and the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy. He is the co-author of the International Encyclopaedia of Environmental Law: Kenya (Deventer: Kluwer, 1996). He has contributed chapters in books and published several articles in reputed international journals on environmental law, trade and environment, and land tenure issues.
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