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Ms Tiina Paloniitty (née Korvela)
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.
 
 

Associate Professor Jolene Lin
3rd to 17th February 2015

Ms Lin is an Associate Professor of Law in The University of Hong Kong. Her research interests lie in global environmental governance. Her most recent research focuses on climate change law as a matter of public international and domestic law.

She is a member of the editorial boards of Climate Law and Transnational Environmental Law. She is an associate member of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (National University of Singapore) and a member of the advisory board for the University of Strathclyde’s LLM in Climate Change Law and Policy. She received the 2013 IUCN Academy Junior Scholarship Prize for her environmental law research.

Ms Lin also serves on the Hong Kong Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board and the Hong Kong Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings Ordinance). Her research interests lie in global environmental governance. Her most recent research focuses on climate change law as a matter of public international and domestic law. She teaches International Environmental Law and Tort Law.
 

International Environmental Law & Climate Change Law



 

 

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