ONE Ocean Hub

The One Ocean Hub is an international programme of research for sustainable development, working to promote fair and inclusive decision-making for a healthy ocean whereby people and the planet can flourish. It aims to transform our response to the urgent challenges facing our ocean and influence decisions and practices that shape the future of the ocean by promoting sustainability and justice.

The One Ocean Hub is led by the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK), and it has 18 partner organisations and 21 research partners across the world. The Hub is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

UEF/UNEP Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

The UEF-UN Environment Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements is a high profile two week Course on MEAs, international environmental law-making and diplomacy. It is organised annually in cooperation of the University of Eastern Finland and United Nations Environment Programme, with a changing course venue and theme each year.

The aim of the Course is to equip present and future negotiators of multilateral environmental agreements with the information and experiences of others in the area of international environmental law-making in order to improve the impact and implementation of these key treaties.

SDSN Mediterranean

SDSN Mediterranean is the Regional hub for the Mediterranean of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

SDSN Mediterranean is hosted by the University of Siena (Italy). Its activities include: (a) cooperation and joint research activities among Mediterranean countries, universities and businesses; (b) development of practical solutions to sustainability issues relevant to the future of the region; (c) elaboration of SDG indicators for the Mediterranean area; (d) promotion of networking activities among research centers; and (e) diffusion of SDG-Academy education tools in the Mediterranean, and Euro-Mediterranean joint programming in the context of EU planning activities.

Europedirect Siena

The Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC Siena) is a European project hosted by the Public Relations Office of the University of Siena. It works to educate the public and disseminate knowledge about European Union issues, and it is a network of over 450 Europe Direct centres (ED) coordinated by the European Commission. In Tuscany, Europe Direct centres can be found in Siena, Florence and Livorno. Siena will be a Europe Direct centre until 2020.

The Europe Direct Information Centre of Siena seeks to disseminate information related to EU policies and programs, as well as EU funding opportunities. It interacts with local governments, practitioners, businesses, professional orders, civil society organizations, academia and individual citizens. It organises, in collaboration with other territorial institutions, a series of initiatives and events aimed at promoting public debate on EU issues.

Contact Information

Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza
Università degli Studi di Siena
Via P.A. Mattioli 10
53100 Siena (Italy)
Phone: +39 0577 233194
Office Hours: Tuesdays, hrs 11.00-13.00

Who we are

The EIEL module, hosted by the University of Siena, aims to provide students, practitioners and civil society with in-depth knowledge about the state of the art of European and international environmental law and policy, its achievements and challenges, and its interaction with emerging environmental issues and landmark intergovernmental processes.