Jorge Viñuales

About/Bio

Jorge E. Viñuales holds the Harold Samuel Chair at Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre. He is also the Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Distributive Justice newly established by the Institut de Droit International. The analogy with Neruda’s writings is borrowed from the editorial ‘How We Forget’ (2018) 564 Nature 162. This short piece draws upon a forthcoming volume edited by the author: J. E. Viñuales (ed.), The UN Friendly Relations Declaration at 50. An Assessment of the Fundamental Principles of International Law (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in September 2020).

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The Paris Climate Agreement: An Initial Examination (Part I of III)

Editor's Note:  This is the first in a series of three posts analyzing the landmark December 2015 Paris Agreement, authored by Professor Jorge Viñuales, the Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law and the Director of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy, and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG). Less is…

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