Joost Pauwelyn and Lilliana Andonova


Joost Pauwelyn is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva, Switzerland and Co-Director of the Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI). He is also a Visiting Professor at Georgetown Law Center in Washington DC. Liliana B. Andonova is Professor of Political Science/IR and Academic Co-Director of the Center for International Environmental Studies at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. Her research focuses on international institutions, climate change, public-private partnerships, European integration, environmental governance and the interplay between international and domestic politics.

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A “Legally Binding Treaty” or Not? The Wrong Question for Paris Climate Summit

Both media and negotiators are spending an inordinate amount of time on whether the Paris climate summit starting this week should lead to a “legally binding treaty”. For the EU Commission, it “must be”. For US Secretary of State John Kerry “definitely not”. For realist scholars of international relations this obsession is puzzling. In…

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