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Publications

Hvem har ansvaret for å sikre folk vann? 

Mathilde Thorsen has written about water rights and the ongoing water crisis in India in Bergens Tidende. The text ask questions regarding who is in …

Mismanagement of Land in Meghalaya

Kavita Navlani Søreide has a new publication regarding land rights in Meghalaya in the newest volume of Economic & Political weekly.   Mismanagement of Land in …

Water scarcity – A global problem

Vannmangel er vårt problem Mathilde Thorsen:25. mars 2018 07:00, oppdatert 23. mars 2018 12:29 I flere uker i starten av året så det ut som om at den …

Right to breathe: The challenge of environmental governance for Delhi

Lawtransform’s Kavita Navlani Søreide wrote an article in IAPS Dialogue about the challenges of environmental governance in Delhi. In November this year, Delhi earned the unenviable …

Collective Litigation of Environmental Rights in Colombia: An Empirical Study

This paper presents the results of an empirical study that systematized environmental judicial opinions handed down by Colombia’s highest administrative Court —Consejo de Estado— over …

Projects

Suing the State for climate change

PhD research project, Catalina Vallejo. Los Andes University School of Law. Supervisor: Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito. How do courts around the world hold governments accountable for their …

Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water?

Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a …

Land Rights, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Development within India’s Federal System

India faces serious challenges in constructing development paths that are socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable and politically feasible. The main goal of the research project is to …

Climate Change Discourse, Rights, and the Poor

Climate change as a scientific issue is now a widely accepted global challenge. Narratives of climate change are becoming central to development discourse, and increasingly …