United Nations – Nippon Foundation Fellows (2016) – week 6 activities The sixth week of the fellowship programme started with the presentation on Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries. The presentation was conducted by both Mr Vladimir Jares (Deputy Director of DOALOS) and Mr Shawn Stanley (GIS Officer). In addition to the Nippon fellows, representatives of Asia […]
About Valentina Germani
Ms. Valentina Germani is a Legal Officer with the Division for Ocean Affairs and Law of the Sea (DOALOS), where she has worked since 2001. Currently, she is the Programme Advisor of the United Nations - Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme on Human Resources Development and Advancement of the Legal Order of the World's Oceans. Previously, her assignments at the Division included working on delineation of maritime zones, in particular the continental shelf, marine environment and biological diversity, fisheries, sustainable development and capacity-building.
From 2010 to 2012 Ms. Germani was seconded to the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, where she worked as a Legal Officer dealing with compliance and the UNFCCC intergovernmental negotiating processes. Before joining the United Nations, Ms. Germani worked as a Lecturer on the LLM Programme of the University of London, where she taught International Law of the Sea and International Environmental Law at the University College of London and Queen Mary respectively.
LLM (Master Degree in Law) in Public International Law - London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, 1999
LLB (Law Degree) - Cardiff Law School, UK, 1998
Entries by Valentina Germani
Summary of Fellowship Activities for 18-22 April 2016 The Fellows began the week by continuing with their individual research outline preparations. They did so by taking the opportunity to visit the libraries located at UN Headquarters and at DOALOS in order to gather information on their chosen topics. As of 18-22 April […]
Following the activities in the previous week, which involved Fellows observation on the development of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (Prepcom), this week the Fellows engaged in a practical group […]
During the third week of their fellowship, the fellows attended and followed the proceedings of the second week of the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 69/292 for the development of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea […]
Second Week Report (28 March-1 April 2016) On 28 March 2016, the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) on ABNJ commenced. The UNNF Fellows, who continued to participate in the Regional Leaders training, were invited to observe the negotiations. This PrepCom has the mandate under General Assembly Resolution A/RES/69/292, of 19 June 2015, to develop an international legally […]
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