First Week Report (21-27 March 2016) On 21 March 2016, UN Nippon Fellows 2016 (fellows) started the whole process of fellowship program by having a meeting with Ms. Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli (DOALOS Director), Mr. Vladimir Jares (Deputy Director), Mr. Francois Bailet (Senior Legal Officer in Charge of Capacity Building and Trust Funds), Ms. Valentina Germani (Legal […]
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
The Selection Committee of the United Nations – Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme has selected the awardees for the 2016 session of the programme. See decision at http://www.un.org/depts/los/nippon/documents/SelCom_Decision_2016.pdf
DOALOS Fellows 2015 – Week 13 Report 22-26 June The 12th week was the final week of the fellows in their first phase here in New York. The fellows were very much busy for their final submission of their final national matrix and also presenting the thesis, based on the work they have achieved for […]
Résumé de la Semaine du 15 au 19 Juin 2015 Cette Semaine a été marquante par la présence au sein de la Division des affaires maritimes et du droit de la mer de Mr Miguel de Serpa Soares, le Secrétaire général adjoint aux affaires juridiques et Conseiller juridique de l’Organisation des Nations Unies qui a […]
DOALOS Fellows 2015 | Week 11 Report: (June 8-12) The 11th week at DOALOS was quite full of activities which demanded a greater effort from the fellows. They were involved all week in the 25th Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (SPLOS), basically taking notes about […]
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