APCEL - Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law
Faculty of Law
|Ms Tiina Paloniitty
2nd to 30th June 2015
Ms Tiina Paloniitty (née Korvela) is a Doctoral Candidate at University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law. She received her LL.M. degree from Helsinki at 2010 and has been preparing her PhD dissertation on the regulation of diffused water pollution from agriculture from 2011. The project is fully funded by Kone Foundation and is intended to end in 2016. Even though her dissertation will be a monograph, she has actively published articles during the years—her latest publication is on the methodology of environmental law, published in Journal of Human Rights and the Environment (6.1, 2015).
During the preparation of her dissertation she has also been studying pedagogy and teaching environmental law to the undergraduate students. She has been consulting the Ministry of the Environment of Finland on various occasions, especially regarding water management regulations and marine strategies.
From 2008, Ms Paloniitty has been active in the Finnish Society of Environmental Law, first as a secretary, followed by an amanuensis. A society having some 450 active members, all practicing environmental law. Most recently, Ms Paloniitty and some other younger members initiated a Youth Alliance for the newest generation of practitioners to network and socialize.
Professor Jolene Lin
International Environmental Law & Climate Change Law