'Scottish Centre for International Law' awarded consultancy contract with United Nations Environment Programme

The Scottish Centre for International Law, a research centre at Edinburgh Law School, was recently awarded a consultancy contract with the UN Environment Programme.

The Scottish Centre for International Law, a research centre at Edinburgh Law School, was recently awarded a consultancy contract with the UN Environment Programme.

The Scottish Centre for International Law was established in 1999 at the University of Edinburgh. Its aims are to promote research and study in international law, to play an active role in the development of international law in and outside Scotland, to promote excellence in the teaching of international law, and to offer a wide range of expertise on all matters pertaining to international law. It also provides support for postgraduate students and scholars to undertake study and research in international law and related fields.

As part of the consultancy project the Scottish Centre for International Law will draft a declaration on human rights and the environment, as well as organising an experts meeting in Edinburgh in May 2010.

Read more about the Scottish Centre for International Law.