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December 2018


December 17, 2018: Professor Olawuyi to deliver a public lecture on Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Sustainable Development at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom


PUBLICATION UPDATE: The paperback edition of The Human Rights Based Approach to Carbon Finance (Cambridge University Press) is now available.


December 5, 2018: Professor Olawuyi comments on Qatar's exit from OPEC (Guardian Newspaper)


November 2018


November 29, 2018: Professor Olawuyi leads stakeholder workshop in Abuja, Nigeria on Environmental Standards in Nigeria's Oil Sector (Guardian Newspaper, Vanguard, Punch, Enviro News)


November 21, 2018: Professor Damilola S. Olawuyi has been elected Vice Chair of the International Law Association.


(November 4-5, 2018) Professor Damilola S. Olawuyi will serve as Chair of the 2018 Middle East Environmental Law Scholars' Conference

More information about the conference is available here


Professor Olawuyi has been appointed to serve on the Board of the Gulf Legal Advisor, Lexis Nexis Middle East.


October 2018


NEW PUBLICATION:  Professor Olawuyi is pleased to announce the publication of his latest book: Extractives Industry Law in Africa (Springer, 2018), the first text to deal exclusively with the underpinning legal and governance regimes on extractive investments in Africa.


September 2018


INTERVIEW: 'Global Pact Will Boost International Environmental Governance' Olawuyi (Guardian Newspaper, September 25, 2018). Also published in Nigerian Lawyers and All Africa News


GLOBAL PACT: In a study led by Columbia University, eminent scholars of environmental law and thought leaders, including Professor Olawuyi, have reviewed the promise and potential of the Global Pact for Environment. See here


July 2018
Professor Olawuyi bags Cambridge University's Herbert Smith Freehills Visiting Professorship (Peninsula Newspaper; Gulf Times; Nigerian Lawyers)
May 2018
Professor Olawuyi bags IAS Vanguard Fellowship at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. Information here
Feb. 2018
NEW VOLUME: Professor Olawuyi has served as Guest Editor in Chief of the Global Journal of Comparative Law (Brill) for a special issue on Building an Inclusive Global Rule of Law for the Environment. Published articles are available here
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