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Paolo Galizzi
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Sustainable Development Legal Initiative

Email: pgalizzi@law.fordham.edu


UNIVERSITY OF MILAN, LL.B. 1993, Ph.D. International Environmental Law 1998
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, LL.M. Public International Law 1995, School of Oriental and African Studies

  • Director, Sustainable Development Legal Initiative (SDLI) (2007-Present)
  • Director, International Law and Development in Africa Clinic (ILDA) (2008-Present)
  • Faculty Director, Fordham-Ghana Summer Law Program (2009-Present)
  • Fellow in International and European Environmental Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (2002-2006)
  • International Marie Curie Fellow, Imperial College London (2004-2006)
  • Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law (2004-2005)
  • Lecturer in Environmental Law, Imperial College London (2002-2004)
  • Co-Director, Centre for Environmental Law, School of Law, University of Nottingham (2001-2002)
  • Lecturer in Law, School of Law University of Nottingham (1999-2001)
  • Visiting Professor in International Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Verona (1998-1999)
  • Visiting Fellow, Institute of International Law, University of Milan (1993-1999)

  • Chapter on “Atmospheric Pollution”, 2nd Edition of the Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law, (forthcoming 2020), with Kerry Gillich
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Business and Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview, in Global Law. Legal Answers for Concrete
    Challenges, Eds Maria Lucia Mantovanini Padua Lima & Jose Garcez Ghirardi, Jurua Editorial, 2018 (with Kwaku Agyeman-Budu)
  • Regulatory strategies, CSR and resource protection, in NATURAL RESOURCES LAW, INVESTMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY (S. Alam, J. Hossain Bhuiyan & J. Razzaque, Eds., Routledge: 2017) with Emily Smith Ewing
  • Human Rights and Climate Change, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, 15 pp. (Edward Elgar 2016) with Sheila Foster
  • From Ignorance, to Indifference, to Limited Familiarity: An Analysis of the Relationship Between International Environmental Law & Multinational Corporations in LA RESPONSABILITA` SOCIALE D’IMPRESA (2014).
  • The Year in Review: Reports from International Courts and Tribunals. The International Court of Justice, 22 2012 Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford: 2013).
  • Book Review, Journal of Human Rights and the Environment (reviewing Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Law (Edward Elgar: 2012).
  • Missing in Action: Gender in International Environmental Law, in Powerful Synergies: Gender Equality, Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability (UNDP: 2012), with Alena Herklotz.
  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate Change, in Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law (Alam et al., eds., Routledge: 2012).
  • International Environmental Law and Multinational Corporations, in La Responsabilita’ Sociale d’Impresa in Tema di Diritti Umani e Protezione dell’Ambiente (Cutillo et al., eds., Giuffre’, Milan, Italy: 2012).
  • Early Skeptic, then Tepid Supporter and Leader of the “South”: Brazil’s Evolving Role in International Environmental Law & Sustainable Development, in Trinta Anos de Brasil: Dialogos Entre Direito E Economia (Thirty Years of Brazil: Dialogues Between Law and Economics, Maria Lucia Palma ed., 2012).
  • The Year in Review: Reports from International Courts and Tribunals. The International Court of Justice, 22 2011 Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford: 2012)
  • THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW, Cambridge University Press, 2011 [Co-Editor with Jeanmarie Fenrich and Tracy Higgins]
  • Traditional Leadership and Governance in Modern Ghana: Lessons, Challenges, Problems and Opportunities in the Promotion of Economic and Social Development, in THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW, Cambridge University Press, Jeanmarie Fenrich, Paolo Galizzi, and Tracy Higgins, eds., 2011 [with Ernest Abotsi]
  • Environment and Development: Friends or Foes in the 21st Century, in Research Handbook in International Environmental Law, 2010 [with Alena Herklotz]
  • International Law, Regulations and Environmental History, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, 2010 [with Alena Herklotz]
  • DOCUMENTS IN EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (2nd ed. 2006) [Co-editor with Philippe Sands]
  • From Stockholm to New York, Via Rio and Johannesburg: Has the Environment Lost Its Way on the Global Agenda?, 29 FORDHAM INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 952 (2006).
  • DOCUMENTS IN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (2nd ed. 2004) [Co-editor with Philippe Sands]
  • The protection of the environment in international law: a global (universal) value or an ‘unethical’ imposition of a Northern agenda? in Atti Del Convegno Della Societa’ Italiana Di Diritto Internazionale/Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Italian Society for International Law 327 (2004).
  • INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN NATIONAL COURTS (2002) [Co-editor with Michael Anderson).
  • Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and Trade-Related Environmental Measures (TREMs): Lessons from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) After the SD Myers Case? 10 ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY 217 (2002) [with Cameron Hutchison].
  • The application of International Environmental Obligations in Italian Courts, in INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN NATIONAL COURTS 167 (Michael Anderson and Paolo Galizzi eds., 2002) [with C. Giorgetti].
  • The Report of the WTO Appellate Body in the Asbestos Case, 9 ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY 238 (2001).
  • The Report of the WTO Panel in the Case of the European Communities Measures Affecting Asbestos and Asbestos Containing Products, 8 ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY 183 (2000).
  • Globalisation, Trade and the Environment: Broadening the Agenda After Seattle, 8 ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY 106 (2000).
  • The 1968 Brussels Convention and Liability for Nuclear Damage/La Convention de Bruxelles de 1968 et la responsabilité pour les dommages nucléaires, 64 NUCLEAR LAW BULLETIN/DROIT NUCLÉAIRE 7 (1999) [with Philippe Sands].
  • Questions of Jurisdiction in the Event of a Nuclear Accident in a Member State of the European Union, 8 JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 71 (1996)

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