The Fridtjof Nansen Institute invites you to a seminar and roundtable discussion on the impacts of climate change and sea-level rise on international law.
10:30: Welcome and introductory remarks. By Davor Vidas, Research Professor at FNI, Chair of the Committee on International Law and Sea Level Rise
10:45: Keynote speech: “The Impact of Sea-Level Rise on International Law”. By Bogdan Aurescu, Professor of International Law, University of Bucharest and Presidential Adviser on Foreign Affairs to the President of Romania.
11:30: Roundtable discussion and questions.
Coffee and fruits will be served. Please register by completing the form below.
About the keynote speaker: In addition to serving as Professor of International Law at the University of Bucharest, Bogdan Aurescu (born 1973) is currently Presidential Adviser on Foreign Affairs to the President of Romania. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania in 2014-2015. He is a member of the UN International Law Commission, of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and a substitute member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) of the Council of Europe. Aurescu was also the Agent of Romania in the 2009 'Black Sea case' (Romania v. Ukraine) at the International Court of Justice.