Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

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 Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, DPhil (Oxon) MEM (Yale) BCL and LLB (McGill), is an expert scholar, jurist and author on law and governance for sustainable development. She is laureate of the 2016 international Justitia Regnorum Fundamentum Award, Senior Director for the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), fellow of the University of Cambridge C-EENRG and LCIL, and Professor of Law, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada. She has authored/edited 20 books and over 80 papers and serves on seven Law Journal Boards. She is Executive Secretary for the Climate Law and Governance Initiative and Senior Legal Advisor to the Presidency of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. She chairs the World Bank Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development TWG on Environment and Natural Resources Law.