On 24 November 2022, Professor Nilufer Oral will give a public lecture (from 09.00 to 10.30) as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV). The title of the lecture is 'Climate change and the protection of the marine environment'. Professor Oral will also take part in a closed seminar with (post-)doctoral researchers.
Prof. Nilufer Oral is a member of the United Nations International Law Commission and co-chair of the Study Group on Sea-level rise in relation to international law. She served as a legal advisor to the Turkish Foreign Ministry for law of the sea and as a climate change negotiator. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the Law of the Sea Institute at Berkeley Law; has lectured at the Centre for International Law (NUS); the UN Regional Law Courses for International Law, and at the Rhodes Academy for the Law of the Sea.
On 7 March 2023, Professor Frank Hoffmeister will give a public lecture (from 10.00 to 13.30) as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV). The title of the lecture is 'The significance of international law for EU trade and foreign policy'. Professor Hoffmeister will also take part in a closed seminar (from 12.00 to 13.30) with (post-)doctoral researchers.
Prof. Dr. Frank Hoffmeister is a Director for General Affairs and the Chief Legal Officer at European External Action Services (EEAS) and Professor of International Economic Law in the LLM in International and European Law programme of the Brussels School of Governance. He holds a PhD from the University of Heidelberg and worked as an Academic Assistant at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. Since 2001, he has served as Member of the Legal Service and Deputy Head of Cabinet of the EU Trade Commissioner.
The Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute is a vibrant research institute, composed of ten faculty members and more than 20 doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. Its activities span the entire realm of public international law, ranging
from the law of armed
conflict and interna-
tional human rights
law, to the law of the
sea, international en-
vironmental law and
international criminal law.