Emmanuella Doussis

Emmanuella Doussis

Advisory Committee member

Emmanuella Doussis is a Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, where she lectures, among others, on international and European environmental politics and on Climate Diplomacy.

She has studied law and political sciences at the Universities of Athens and at the Sorbonne in Paris. Her interest in environmental issues goes back to when she was a student in Paris. After a first Master in International Law, she completed a second one in Environmental Law. Since then, environmental issues have been at the center of her research interests. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Grenoble, Dijon, Aix-en-Provence, a visiting fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) and at the University of Geneva. Her most recent book concerns the role of international law in effectively managing climate change (International Law and Climate Change Diplomacy, Nomiki Vivliothiki, Athens, 2020).

She is a member of the National Council for Adaptation on Climate Change and a member of the ILA Committee on the role of international law in sustainable management of natural resources. Since 2018 she has been the chair holder of the UNESCO Chair on Climate Diplomacy at the University of Athens.