EVENT: CU Graduate Student Seminar Series: "The Globalization of Environmental Law" [30 July 2019]

The CU Graduate Student Seminar Series is pleased to invite you to "The Globalization of Environmental Law: A Seminar and Discussion with Professor Tseming Yang" on Tuesday, July 30th from 10:00-11:30 AM at the Mekong Room, Stockholm Environment Institute, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. The seminar will feature a special guest lecture by Professor Yang, followed by a discussion led by Dr. Naporn Popattanachai, Assistant Dean for Administration and Director of the Centre for Natural Resources and Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University and May Thazin Aung, Research Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute.  

Tseming Yang is a Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law in California. He is the former Deputy General Counsel of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), appointed by President Barack Obama, and from 2007-10, he led the establishment of the US-China Partnership for Environmental Law, a USAID and State Department-funded initiative to build China’s institutional capacity in environmental law and governance. Professor Yang's research and practice focus on advancing understanding of the structure and role of the law with respect to the environment, as well as how to ensure that effective implementation will contribute to the achievement of justice and sustainability. He has an expertise in environmental law in international treaties, and in the law and governance systems of other countries.

Please find an event flyer with additional details below. To RSVP, please email cugradseminar@gmail.com. RSVPs are highly encouraged as space is limited.