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Dr Francesco Sindico

Reader In International Environ. Law

Law

Personal statement

Francesco Sindico's research spans a number of International Law fields, with a particular focus on international environmental law and international trade law. He has published in peer review journals and edited collections in these fields. He has co-edited a book in Spanish on International Environmental Law and guest edited special issues of international law journals on climate change and the global economy, transboundary aquifers and international law and the management of the Guarani Aquifer System. 

Francesco Sindico welcomes PhD research applications in Public International Law dealing primarily (but not only) with international climate change law and policy (and its interaction with international trade law) and international water law (with a particular attention for the law of transboundary aquifers). 

Francesco Sindico has been involved in a number of externally funded projects, either as principal investigator or as work package leader and has extensive experience in organising international academic conferences. 

He is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian (mothertongue) and French.

Publications

The Guarani Aquifer System : from a beacon of hope to a question mark in the management/governance of transboundary aquifers
Sindico Francesco, Hirata Ricardo, Manganelli Alberto
Journal of Hydrology Regional Studies, (2018)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2018.04.008
The Guarani Aquifer Agreement 2010
Sindico Francesco
Multilateral Environmental TreatiesElgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series Vol 5, (2017)
Anniversary special: The inaugural issue a decade later : Climate change and security
Sindico Francesco
Carbon and Climate Law Review Vol 11 (2017), pp. 187-190, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.21552/cclr/2017/3/6
IRENA and IEA : moving together towards a sustainable energy future—competition or collaboration?
Esu Federico, Sindico Francesco
Climate Law Vol 6, pp. 233-249, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/18786561-00603002
Soft, complex, and fragmented international climate change practice : what implications for international trade law?
Sindico Francesco, Gibson Julie
China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic LawChina's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law, (2016)
Paris, climate change, and sustainable development
Sindico Francesco
Climate Law Vol 6, pp. 130-141, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/18786561-00601009

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Professional activities

2nd SCELG Public Lecture, II SCELG Festival of Environmental Law and Governance, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 3 May 2018, ‘Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Litigation’
Speaker
3/5/2018
Seminar, UE Water Politics and International Cooperation, University of Barcelona, Cooperación en materia de recursos hídricos compartidos: Acuífero Guaraní (in Spanish – Cooperation in the field of shared water resources – the Guarani Aquifer)
Speaker
19/4/2018
Environmental challenge : biodiversity, forestry, agriculture and food security (experiences from Scotland and the Aland Islands)
Speaker
5/10/2017
Re-Imagining Environmental Law in an Age of Sovereignty and Control: A Workshop
Invited speaker
23/11/2016
2016 World Water Week
Invited speaker
31/8/2016
2016 World Water Week
Invited speaker
31/8/2016

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Projects

Legislative Study on the Right to Water for Food and Agriculture
Switzer, Stephanie (Researcher) Morgera, Elisa (Principal Investigator) Vermeylen, Saskia (Co-investigator) Webster, Elaine (Co-investigator) Sindico, Francesco (Co-investigator)
Legislative Study on the Right to Water for Food and Agriculture - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Period 10-Aug-2017 - 31-May-2018
Legislative Study on the Right to Water for Food and Agriculture
Morgera, Elisa (Principal Investigator) Sindico, Francesco (Co-investigator) Vermeylen, Saskia (Co-investigator) Webster, Elaine (Co-investigator)
Period 10-Aug-2017 - 31-May-2018

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