Christina Voigt

About/Bio

Christina Voigt is an expert in international environmental law and Professor at the Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo, Norway, and coordinator of environmental law at the Center of Excellence "Pluricourts". She works in particular on legal issues of climate change, multilateralism and sustainability. In 2009, she was awarded the first IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Junior Scholarship Prize. She is the author of "Sustainable Development as a Principle of International Law", numerous academic articles and several edited volumes. Since 2011, she has been legal advisor to the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment and negotiator in the UN climate negotiations.

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On the Paris Agreement’s Imminent Entry Into Force (Part II of II)

This is Part II of a two-part post. What are the Consequences of the Paris Agreement’s Entering into Force? The Paris Agreement is to enter into force on 4 November 2016, 30 days after the second of its two thresholds was passed on 5 October 2016. On that day, the emissions covered by…

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On the Paris Agreement’s Imminent Entry Into Force (Part I of II)

This is Part I of a two-part post. Rapid Entry Into Force or the “Rush to Ratify” The Paris Agreement will enter into force on 4 November 2016. The agreement requires the deposition of instruments of ratification or acceptance by at least 55 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change accounting…

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