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gLAWcal Staff delivers lectures in different international academic contexts to disseminate know-how and the results of the research projects :

On October 19, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "The Role of Consumer Protection in Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals", at the Conference ‘Sustainable Development and International Law: Current Issues and Future Challenges’, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

On July 10, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões has acted as Discussant for the Expert Roundtable on International Investment Law and Sustainable Development, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Paris, France.

On June 30, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Public Interests in Investor-State Arbitration: the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations" at the Seminar "Negociación TPP: Desafíos y Oportunidades Comerciales y Legales", 30 June 2015, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

On June 22, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Public Interests in the Water Industry", Visiting Scholar Presentation at the School of Law, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

On June 10, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Arbitrating Intellectual Property Disputes: Opportunities and Challenges", Workshop "APAA Patent Surgery", Rui Cunha Foundation, Macau.

On May 21, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Rule of Law(s): Legal Pluralism in Timor-Leste", at the 12th Asian Law Institute Conference ‘Law 2.0 – New Challenges in Asia’, 21 May 2015, College of Law, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

On May 8, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Clear as Water? Transparency in Water Concession Arbitrations", at the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Fourth Annual Conference, ‘Developing Democracy: Conversations on Democratic Governance in International, European and Comparative Law’, hedl at the St John’s College Divinity School, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

On May 7, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Plain Packaging of Unhealthy Products: WTO and the Global Governance of Public Health", at the 15th Annual WTO Conference, "The WTO at 20: Taking Stock and Challenges Ahead", held at London House, Goodenough College, London, United Kingdom.

On April 21, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Green Nudges in the European Union", at the 13th Jean Monnet Seminar, held at the Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

On April 17, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões acted as Discussant at the Micro-Jurisdictions & Small States Symposium, held at the Institute of Law, St Helier, Jersey.

On March 23-25, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "The Erosion of the Concept of Public Service in Water Concessions", Paper presented at the Conference “Managing the Globalization of Water Services in a World Affected by Climate Change: Regulatory and Economic Challenges”, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong.

On March 23-25, 2015, Professor Paolo Farah presented “Climate Change and Water Control: Promises and Pitfalls of Shale Gas”, Paper presented at the Conference “Managing the Globalization of Water Services in a World Affected by Climate Change: Regulatory and Economic Challenges”, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong.

On November 15-16, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah submitted a paper on: “Shale Gas in China: A Comparison With Unconventional Fuel Development in the United States: Health, Water and Environmental Risks” at the Ninth Annual General Conference of the European China Law Studies Association “Making, Enforcing and Accessing the Law”, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law,Hong Kong

On November 13-15, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “How to Rebalance International Economic Law and Development in Non-Trade Concern Conflicting Areas: Biofuels vs Food Security in the Light of the Subsidy Regulations and the Global Food Crisis” at the American Society for International Law International Economic Law Interest Group (IEcLIG) in partnership with the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Sutton Colloquium, 2014 Biennial Research Conference: Reassessing International Economic Law and Development:  New challenges for Law and Policy University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO, USA.

 

On November 11, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah delivered a Key Note Speech on: “The Increase of WTO Disputes for Subsidies to Renewable Energy (including Innovation and Technology): Time for Reform toward Sustainable Development?” at the Conference “Law, Technology and Development: Opportunities and Challenges in EU-China Relations”, organized by University of Strathclyde (Glasgow) Law School & Faculty of Law and by Fudan University, Shanghai, held at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

            

On October 10, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented “The Recent WTO Case Law on Subsidies to Renewable Energy”, Paper Presentation at the International Conference “The Reform of International Economic Governance” organized by the Research Project "International Law and the New Governance after the Economic Crisis" and the Department of Public International Law, University of Granada, Spain, 9-10 October 2014

                                  

On October 4, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “The Increase of WTO Disputes on Subsidies to Renewable Energy and Environmental Issues: Time for Reform?”, Paper Presentation at the “Fifth Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship”,Vermont Law School, Montpelier, USA

                                   

On September 11-12, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “The Concurrence Roles of International Trade Law and International Arbitrations in the Energy Sector: a Challenge for International Law”, Paper Presentation at the ILA-International Law Association Annual Conference 2014, “Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective”, Lisbon University Law School, Lisbon, Portugal, 11-12th September 2014

                                             

On September 3, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “Establishing Appropriate Regulatory Frameworks for Biofuels: Subsidies, Food Security and Food Crisis”, Paper Presentation at the European Society of International Law (ESIL) 10th Anniversary Conference, International Bio Law Interest Group’s “International Law and…Biolaw from Theory to Practice” held at University of Vienna, Faculty of Law, Vienna, Austria

                                    

On August 8, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalization and Liberalism toward Social, Economic, Environmental and Cultural Rights”, Paper Presentation at the Workshop on “Social, Cultural and Legal Perspective on Chinese – Political and Economic – Liberalism Today”, organized by gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin (Italy), University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara (Italy), Peking University, School of Government, Center for European Studies (China), Tsinghua University, Department of Philosophy (China), Tsinghua University, School of Public Policy and Management (China), Aix-Marseille University, CEPERC (France), held at Peking University, School of Government

On August 1, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “The Influence of Politics in the Law-Making Process in the Field of the Ecological Civilization”, Paper Presentation at the Workshop on “Chinese Ecological Civilization and Western Concepts”, organized by the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences – CRAES (China), Università degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza (Italy), gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), Aix-Marseille University, CEPERC (France), held at the Chinese Research Academy on Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Beijing, China.

                                 

On June 27-28, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “New Offshore Natural Gas Resources in the Levantine: a Legal, Geopolitical and Economic Perspective in the Light of the Constantly Changing Energy Relations Among Europe, China and Russia”, Paper presented at the Conference “Stormy Waters, Bright Horizons? China and Europe’s Changing Roles in the West Asia / Northern Africa Region” organized by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, D.C.), Torino World Affairs Institute (Turin, Italy) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Italy and Turkey, held at University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

On June 12-13, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “Eurasian Economic Community and the WTO”, Paper presented at the European Society of International Law (ESIL) International Legal Theory Interest Group’s Conference “The Approaches of Liberal and Illiberal Governments to International Law. A Conference Marking 25 Years from the Collapse of Communist Regimes in Central and Eastern Europe”, University of Tartu, Estonia

On May 26, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “La globalisation de l’économie, les marchés financiers et les besoins humains fondamentaux” (The Globalisation of the Economy, the Financial Markets and the Fundamental Human Needs), Paper presented (in French) at the Conference “Les Besoins Humains Fondamentaux, l’Ethique et le Droit des Affaires” (The Fundamental Human Needs, the Ethics and the Business Law), organized in collaboration among Bocconi University in Milan, Université Senghor de la Francophonie, French Embassy in Italy, French Institute, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

On January 14, 2014, Professor Paolo Farah presented: “China’s Shale Gas Development. Trapped between the Absence of an Adequate Legal Enforcement and Environmental Degradation Risks”, Paper presented at West Virginia University, Department of Public Administration, USA.

On December 6, 2013, Professor Paolo Farah presented, moderated and discussed: “Shale Gas in China: A Comparison With Unconventional Fuel Development in the United States: Health, Water and Environmental Risks”, Paper presented at the Workshop on “Legal Risk Management in International Economic Law”, ACIL – Global TranSAXion, Amsterdam UniversityFaculty of Law, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

On July 21, 2013, Ms. Elena Cima delivered a talk on "Renewable Energy Subsidies and the WTO. An Environmentally-Friendly Approach", during the Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Investments, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project EPSEI. 

On July 23, 2013, Ms. Elena Cima delivered a talk on "Chinese Laws and Policies in the Raw Materials Sector", during the Workshop on China and the Good Governance of the Markets in the Light of the Economic Development, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project POREEN. 

On July 21, 2013, Professor Paolo Farah delivered a talk on "Climate Change, Environment and Energy from the Perspective of International Law and WTO Law: How to Use the General Exceptions of Article XX GATT", during the Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Investments, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project EPSEI.

On July 22, 2013, Professor Paolo Farah delivered a talk on “Globalization, Liberalism and Western Concepts of Intellectual Property Law: A Need of Protection of the Rights of Indigenous People and the Cultural Diversity in Contemporary World", during the Workshop on Political, Philosophical and Legal Aspects of Liberalism in a Comparative Perspective, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project LIBEAC. 

On July 23, 2013, Professor Paolo Farah delivered a talk on "How to integrate the Good Governance Concepts in the context of the Global Governance and Laws", during the Workshop on China and the Good Governance of the Markets in the Light of the Economic Development, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project POREEN. 

Professor Paolo Farah held the course "European, American and Chinese Approaches to Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Policy: A Comparative Perspective", as part of the Summer Law Institute on Intellectual Property Rights and China (IP-CHINA), held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China) from July 6th to August 17th.

Professor Paolo Farah held the course "Law, Policy and Economics on Climate Change", as part of the Summer Law Institute on Climate Change and Environmental Protection (SICCEP), held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China) from July 6th to August 17th.

On July 23, 2013, Ms. Angela Moriggi delivered a talk on "Environmental Activism in China: Two Case Studies", during the Workshop on China and the Good Governance of the Markets in the Light of the Economic Development, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project POREEN. 

On August 15, 2013, Ms. Angela Moriggi delivered a lecture on "Environmental Crisis in China: Seeking Justice" to the students of the Summer Law Institute of the curriculum on Climate Change and Environmental Protection (SICCEP), held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China).

On July 21, 2013, Mr. Riccardo Tremolada delivered a talk on "China’s Shale Gas Development: Trapped between the Absence of an Adequate Legal Enforcement and Environmental Degradation Risks", during the Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Investments, held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China), in the framework of the Research Project EPSEI.

On July 18 and on August 13, 2013 Mr. Riccardo Tremolada delivered a lecture on "A Legal Framework on International Energy Investments" to the students of the Summer Law Institute of the curriculum on Climate Change and Environmental Protection (SICCEP), held at Peking University School of Government (Beijing, China).