COPs: Location, location, location

Monserrat Madariaga Gómez De Cuenca draws attention to the often-overlooked significance of the location of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) in the development of both national and international climate change law and governance. Monserrat is on the organising committee for the Climate Change and the Rule of Law Conference, a major conference hosted by the UCL Centre for Law and Environment, bringing together key thinkers to reflect on the connections and tensions between the rule of law and climate change. Continue reading COPs: Location, location, location

Disruptive relations with the EU and institutional resilience in the UK and Switzerland

Professor Tatiana Fumasoli, Director of the UCL Centre for Higher Education Studies at the Institute of Education and Lucy Shackleton, Head of Public Policy & Partnerships at UCL European Institute explore levels of resilience in the UK and Swiss higher education systems, in the face of ongoing uncertainties regarding association to Horizon Europe. The UK and Swiss higher education systems share characteristics: strong academic performance, … Continue reading Disruptive relations with the EU and institutional resilience in the UK and Switzerland

Three Myths about Business Lobbying in the European Union Busted

In this post, David Coen, Professor of Public Policy at UCL, Dr. Alexander Katsaitis, Fellow in Public Policy & Administration at the LSE, Dr. Matia Vannoni, Lecturer in Public Policy at KCL, dispel three myths around business lobbying in the EU to reveal how it’s instead based on a nuanced and layered interaction. Continue reading Three Myths about Business Lobbying in the European Union Busted