Ruth Mackenzie


Ruth Mackenzie is Reader in International Law at the University of Westminster. She has published extensively on international environmental law and international dispute settlement. Prior to joining Westminster Law School, she was Principal Research Fellow and Deputy Director at the Centre for International Courts and Tribunals at University College London, and Director of the Biodiversity and Marine Resources programme at the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development. She is a member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law.

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Applying International Environmental Law Conventions in Occupied Territory: The Azerbaijan v. Armenia Case under the Bern Convention

Introduction  On 18 January 2023, Azerbaijan announced that it had launched against Armenia an inter-state case under the dispute settlement provision in the 1979 Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention).  Azerbaijan notified the Bern Convention Secretariat of the dispute by letter on 27 March 2023, stating that…

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