Francesco Sindico


Francesco Sindico is Reader in International Environmental Law at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Law School where he is the Co-Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance. Francesco is active in international dispute settlement advising governments before the International Court of Justice. He provided technical support to Scottish Government in the implementation of the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 and is coordinating the Climate Change Litigation Initiative (C2LI), which builds on an edited book titled "Comparative Climate Change Litigation: Beyond the Usual Suspects" that will be published in 2020. Francesco has also submitted a monograph on "International Law and Transboundary Aquifers" and is co-editing a book on the "Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Innovation, Risk and Resilience". He currently serves as Associate Editor for the journals Carbon and Climate Law Review and Review of European Community and International Environmental Law. Francesco is also co-investigator on the One Ocean Hub and is leading Island Explorers, a programme aimed at primary schools that introduces sustainability using islands as geographical contexts. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian (mother tongue) and French. 

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