EU Environmental Policies & Law (POLLEN)
Dr. Amandine ORSINI - POLLEN Module's Academic Coordinator
Amandine Orsini is Prof. of International Relations at USL-B and Guest Professor at the Institute for European Studies of ULB. She teaches courses on international relations, international organisations and Energy and Environmental Policies of the EU. In 2020, she co-edited a volume inspired by the POLLEN Module entitled EU Environmental Governance. Current and Future Challenges (with E. Kavvatha, Routledge, 2020). She also published two handbooks: Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Politics (with JF Morin, Routledge, 2020), and Global Environmental Politics. Understanding the Politics of the Earth (with JF Morin and S. Jinnah, OUP, 2020). She is a member of, among others, the international network Earth System Governance and organises annually the WIRE workshops series. She is Academic Coordinator and teaches the POLLEN's training session.
Eleni KAVVATHA - Research Officer
Eleni Kavvatha holds a Bachelor in International and European Studies followed by a Master’s degree in Environmental Governance and Sustainable Development, from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens. She has also studied Energy Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of Oslo and International Perspectives on Business and Governance in the High North at Nord Universitet – Business School – High North Center for Business and Governance in Bodo, Norway. She also has training on Climate Change Entrepreneurship and Climate Change related Challenges from the Climate-Kic organization.
At USL-B, she works as a Research Officer and Research Assistant for CReSPo (Centre of Research in Political Science and the Institute of European Studies) at the Module EU Environmental Policies & Law (POLLEN), under the supervision of Amandine Orsini. She also teaches the training session “How to write a Policy Brief”. She has also worked as the coordinator of the EU Business Law & WTO Practice Summer School for IES.
Prior to to joining the IES and CReSPo USL-B she has worked as a Research Officer in Greece and Norway and is the co-creator of a business plan for sustainable solutions to address Climate Change, by designing a rainwater drainage system for refugee camps, in collaboration with Climate-KIC.
Her research is focused on Democratic Dynamics in the EU External Relations in the High North, non - state actors in the Arctic, Indigenous Peoples Organizations, Arctic communities, Arctic Governance and the Arctic Council.
Thérèse DAVIO - Project Officer
Thérèse Davio holds a Law degree from Université catholique de Louvain.
At IES USL-B, she assists in all aspects of management, supports in the preparation of EU Projetcs' Design and helps increase student involvement in and public awareness of IES USL-B research activities. Prior to joining IES USL-B, she worked as administrative manager at the Hoover Chair (UCLouvain). She is the Project Officer in charge of the POLLEN academic affairs, research dissemination and budgetary issues.
Prof. Antoine BAILLEUX
Alice BERNARD, ClientEarth
Prof. Katja BIENDENKOPF, KULeuven, LINES - Leuven International and European Studies
Ariel BRUNNER, BirdLife EU
Prof. Nicolas DE SADEELER, Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles
Prof. Olivier DE SCHUTTER, Université catholique de Louvain
Dr. Benjamin DENIS, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
Dr. Candido GARCIA MOLYNEUX, Covington & Burling
Eleni KAVVATHA, Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles
Dr. Grégoire LITS, Université catholique de Louvain
Prof. Amandine ORSINI, Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles
Dr. Marco ORSINI, Institut de Conseil et d'Etudes en Développement Durable
Ugo TADDEI, ClientEarth
Prof. François THOREAU, Université de Liège
Dr. Romain WEIKMANS, ULB
Dr. Heidi WITTMER, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Peter WITTOECK, Head of Service of the Climate Change Unit at the Federal Public Service