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Emmanuella Doussis


  International and European Studies
  International Institutions: Legal and Political aspects


Personal Information

  Emmanuella Doussis
Date of birth:
  19 September 1966
Place of birth:
  Married, two children, aged 19 and 16.
  6, Themistocleous Str. – 106 78 Athens - Greece
  (+30) 210 368 8945


Curriculum Vitae

Emmanuella Doussis is professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, director of the Institute of European Integration and Policy and UNESCO chairholder on climate diplomacy.

She has studied political science and law at the University of Athens and at the Sorbonne in Paris. After a first Master’s in Public International Law, she completed a second one in Environmental Law and a phd in International Law. She has been visiting professor at the Universities of Bourgogne, Grenoble and Aix-Marseille, and visiting fellow at the University of Geneva and European University Institute in Florence. She is a member of the IUCN World Environmental Law Committee, the ILA Committee on the role of international law in sustainable management of natural resources and the Greek National Committee for Adaptation on Climate Change. She has published five books, and numerous articles in peer-review international journals.

Her research interests include international and European environmental policy, sustainable development law, climate diplomacy, including the EU climate diplomacy, international settlement of disputes. Her more recent book focuses on the role of international law in effectively managing climate change.

Recent publications (selection)

  • International Law and Diplomacy of Climate Change. The role of International Law in effectively managing Climate Change, Nomiki Vivliothiki: Athens, 2020, 240 ps (in Greek).
  • « L’épopée de la baie de Piran », Annuaire du droit de la mer 2018, tome XXIII, 2019, pp. 155- 178.
  • “Nuances de gris : les conditionnalités du FMI et les droits de l’homme”, in Catherine Titi (dir.), Droit International Economique et droits de l’homme, Bruylant, Bruxelles, 2019, pp. 351-368.
  • “The International Monetary Fund and Global Ocean Governance”, Chapter 4, in David J. Attard, Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Alexandros X.M. Ntovas (Eds) Comprehensive Study on Effective and Sustainable Global Ocean Governance – vol. 2: UN Specialized Agencies and Global Ocean Governance, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018, pp. 121-135.
  • “Does International Environmental Law Matter in Sustainable Development?”, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 2017, pp. 1-13.


  Detailed Curriculum Vitae