Prof. Klaus Bosselmann

Ecological Law & Governance Association

Dr Klaus Bosselmann is Professor of Environmental Law and Founding Director of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law at the University of Auckland. His special expertise is in the areas of international and European environmental law, global governance and comparative constitutional law. During his long-standing academic career in Germany and New Zealand he has served as a consultant to the United Nations, the OECD, the European Union and the governments of Germany and New Zealand. He is Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law Ethics Specialist Group, Chair of the Ecological Law and Governance Association, Co-Chair of the Global Ecological Integrity Group and Chair of the Earth Trusteeship Initiative.

Professor Bosselmann has authored or edited over 30 books in the areas of political ecology, international environmental law and global governance. For his pioneering work on ecological law and Earth jurisprudence he received numerous awards including the Inaugural Senior Scholarship Prize of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law.

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