Faculty Profile

 

Name : Bharat H.  Desai
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for International Legal Studies
School of International Studies
Room No : 238
Off. Phone : 26704585
Residence :
Email : desai@mail.jnu.ac.in   desai@jnu.ac.in
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in

Qualifications

LL.B., LL.M., M.PHIL., PH.D. 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

International Law; International Environmental Law; International Humanitarian Law; International Criminal Law; International Dispute Settlement 
                                    

Experience

Teaching & Research since Dec.1987 
                                    

Awards & Honours

* Awardee of the United Nations/UNITAR Fellowship in International Law, 1988.
* Awardee of the European Community Visitor Fellowship, 1993.
* Awardee of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship 1998-99, May-July 2000, May 2001, June-July 2003, May-July 2006, September 2012, June-July 2014.
* Awardee of the United Nations University [EHS-Bonn] and IHDP, Bonn Visitor Fellowship, May-August 2006. 
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

 
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

International Environmental Governance: Towards UNEPO? (Boston, USA: Brill/ Nijhoff, June 2014)

Multilateral Environmental Agreements: Legal Status of the Secretariats (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2010); Paperback edition 2013)

Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity in the Hindu-kush Himalayan Region (Kathmandu: ICIMOD, 2011) [with Oli, Sharma]

"The Quest for a United Nations Specialized Agency for the Environment", The Roundtable: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs (Routledge, London), Vol. 101, No. 2, 112, April 2012.

"The Policy & Law for Combating Climate Change in India", Environmental Policy & Law (Amsterdam: IOS Press), vol.43, no.4-5, 2013. 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

International Environmental Governance: Towards UNEPO? (Boston, USA: Brill/ Nijhoff, June 2014).

Multilateral Environmental Agreements: Legal Status of the Secretariats (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2010); Paperback edition 2013).

Initiated and Coordinate Research Networks: Inter-disciplinary and Inter-University Consortium on Himalayan Cryosphere, Atmosperic Aerososols and Geo-spatial Information Systems [with 4, 4 and 9 Partner Universities] 
                                    

Patents (if any)

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