CIGI International Law Research Program : four recipients from the Faculty of Law

Posted on Sunday, September 11, 2016

Irene Ekweozoh, Zhannah Voukitchevitch, Uchenna Ugwu.

Four students from the Faculty of Law received a scholarship from CIGI International Law Research Program :

Irene Ekweozoh, for her research project entitled « Bridging the gaps in the United Nations Guiding Principles: Praxis, Problems and Prospects of an Effective Grievance Mechanism», supervised by Professor Vasudev.

Sileshi Bedasie, for his his research project on copyright and access to learning material in the context of human right to education.

Zhannah Voukitchevitch, for her research project entitled « International Governance: Integrated Regulation of Arctic Development », supervised by Professor Donald McRae.

Uchenna Ugwu, for her research project entitled « Leveraging the Multilateral Patent Regime to Advance Food Security: Implications of the EU-ECOWAS Economic Partnership Agreement.», supervised by Professor Chidi Oguamanam.

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank focused on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements.

Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI's interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world.

CIGI's research programs focus on: global economy, global security & politic and international law. Founded in 2001, CIGI collaborates with several research affiliates and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of funding partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

Congratulations to the recipients!

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