S.J.D./Golden Gate University, USA, LL.M./St. Thomas University, USA
Dr. Cosmin Corendea is best known for initiating and developing the concept of ‘International Hybrid Law’ in 2007, and authoring the book on this subject named: Legal Protection of the Sinking Islands Refugees.
Dr. Corendea worked for last 7 years as Associate Academic Officer/Legal Expert at United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), in Bonn, Germany, where he acted as focal point for legal issues associated with environmental degradation and adverse effects of climate change, such as institutional vulnerabilities and adaptation, climate equity, climate justice, human rights, and human mobility. His latest research as an AXA Postdoc Fellow, focused on the implementation of international law in traditional legal systems in South Asia and the Pacific.
He previously served as Lecturer at University of Bonn in Germany, and he currently acts as a Senior Legal Research Fellow with the Centre for International Development Law in Canada, and Lecturer for University for Peace, in Costa Rica.