Dario Piselli

About/Bio

Dario Piselli is currently a Ph.D. candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and a researcher at its Centre for International Environmental Studies, working on ecosystem-based approaches to conservation in international law and on the contribution of public-private partnerships to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. A graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science (MSc in Environment and Development) and of the University of Siena (JD, cum laude), his main areas of interest include international environmental law and governance, trade, climate change, global health and social-ecological resilience. Since 2012, Dario has collaborated with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), first as a Project Member of SDSN Mediterranean and most recently as the Project Leader for Solution Initiatives of SDSN Youth. In July 2017, he was the co-recipient of an Erasmus+ Grant for a Jean Monnet Module in “European Union Law and Sustainable Development” and is now the Module’s project manager. Previously, Dario has worked as a researcher at the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

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Goal-setting in an era of mass extinction: a planetary boundary for biosphere integrity in international biodiversity law? (Part II)

The potential role of the planetary boundary for biosphere integrity The planetary boundary framework was originally developed to identify the key global processes that are essential for regulating the functioning of the Earth System and create what are effectively safe ‘buffer zones’ that might prevent humanity from crossing dangerous biophysical thresholds or tipping points. In its current…

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Goal-setting in an era of mass extinction: a planetary boundary for biosphere integrity in international biodiversity law? (Part I)

Introduction The recent publication of the UN Secretary-General’s Report on ‘Gaps in International Environmental Law’ comes at a particularly critical juncture for the protection of the world’s biodiversity. The Report was released just days after the conclusion of the 14thConference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which has expressed deep concern about countries’…

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