Week 5 Report (27 April – 1st May 2015) This week the Fellows at DOALOS focussed on researching journal articles and legislation for their theses, and further fleshing out ideas for the thesis structure and content. They also started filling out a national and/or regional ocean governance matrix of their respective countries, which involves compiling […]
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
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WEEK 4 REPORT (20-24 APRIL 2015) Time went by so quickly and the fellows are already done with their fourth week at the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) in United Nations! The days were busier with meetings and lectures, but the fellows appeared to be well-set in having fun […]
UN – Nippon Foundation Fellows: Weekly report on updates and progress during the first phase of fellowship at DOALOS in New York – 13 -19 April 2015. The fellows have already started exploring bustling New York especially now that spring has brought warmer and sunnier days. The third week of the fellowship was pleasantly busy, and […]
Week 1 Report (01 – 05 April 2015) This week, the 2015 Fellows arrived in New York for the first phase of their Fellowship Programme, which consists of three months at United Nations Headquarters, at the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS). The DOALOS Director (Ms. Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli) and Deputy Director (Mr. Vladimir Jares) […]
The Fund for Gender Equality, administered by UN Women grants awards, from about $100,000 US to over two million USD, to civil society organizations (CSOs) that advance gender equality, particularly through economic and political empowerment of women. If you are working on ocean-gender equality issues, or know of organizations that do and that would benefit […]
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