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The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights
Faculty of Law
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FI-00014 UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
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Affiliated Research Fellow

KATI KULOVESI Ph.D. and LL.M (London School of Economics), LL.M (University of Helsinki)

Senior Researcher and Adjunct Professor (Docent) in Climate Law
Department of Law
University of Eastern Finland
FINLAND
E-mail: firstname.surname(at)uef.fi

Current Research: Dr Kati Kulovesi specializes in climate, energy and WTO law, with a PhD in international trade and environmental law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Kati is Senior Researcher and Adjunct Professor in Climate Law at the Law School of the University of Eastern Finland. She teaches climate change law and policy, and EU climate law, and supervises five PhD students working in these areas. Kati has previously taught international and EU environmental law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and worked at the University of Helsinki's Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights and at the Institute of International Economic Law (KATTI). She has also been a Visiting PhD Researcher at the European University Institute in Florence. Kati has followed climate policy and UN climate negotiations since 2001 and worked as consultant and legal adviser, inter alia, for the Finnish Government, the World Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, European Commission, Nordic Council of Ministers, IUCN and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation. She also promotes transparency of international environmental negotiations by reporting from climate and other negotiations in the Earth Negotiations Bulletin published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

Fields of Interest: Kati's academic research focuses on: relationship between WTO law and international environmental law; WTO dispute settlement; WTO and trade in natural resources; carbon markets and emissions trading; UN climate change negotiations; international and European climate law and policy; and the role of climate change and environment in the EU external relations. She is also interested in international and European legal theory, including questions of legitimacy, accountability and public participation, and fragmentation of international law.

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