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Dr Francesco Sindico

Reader In International Environ. 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.


The Guarani Aquifer Agreement 2010
Sindico Francesco
Multilateral Environmental TreatiesElgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series Vol 5, (2017)
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)
Paris, climate change, and sustainable development
Sindico Francesco
Climate Law Vol 6, pp. 130-141, (2016)
National measures and WTO consistency : border measures and other instruments to prevent carbon leakage and level the carbon playing field
Sindico Francesco
The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change LawThe Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law, (2016)
The Guarani aquifer agreement and transboundary aquifer law in the SADC : comparing apples and oranges?
Sindico Francesco, Hawkins Stephanie
Review of European Community and International Environmental Law Vol 24, pp. 318-329, (2015)
Good transboundary water governance in the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals : a legal perspective
Orme Mallory, Cuthbert Zoë, Sindico Francesco, Gibson Julie, Bostic Renice
AWE International Vol 40, pp. 969-983, (2015)

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