Islam Attia


Islam Attia is a PhD candidate in International Law at the Geneva Graduate Institute. He was a Judicial Fellow at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and Legal Assistant at the UN International Law Commission (ILC). His current research focuses on international courts and tribunals, treaty interpretation, and regime interaction in international law. He holds LLM from the London School of Economics (LSE) and LLB from Alexandria University (Egypt). Views posted here are of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of any institution the author is affiliated to.

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The Protection of the Atmosphere and the ‘Regressive’ Development of International Law

In a few weeks, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-27) will be convening in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. States will negotiate higher ambitions on mitigation, adaptation, and climate finance, in an attempt to curtail the apocalyptic consequences of climate change. In this context, the identification of relevant principles of international law is necessary and will provide timely…

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