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Philippe Cullet: Right to Water in India: Plugging Conceptual and Practical Gaps

October 16, 2013

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Professor Phillippe Cullet of the University of London and Centre for Policy Research in Delhi delivers his speech at the Realizing the Goal of Water for Life: Lessons from Around the World conference at NLU Delhi, India.

Philippe Cullet, LLM, MA (Lon), JSM, JSD (Stanford) is Professor of International and Environmental Law at SOAS, University of London, the Convenor of the International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC) and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi. He has published widely in environmental law, natural resources law, water law and policy, human rights and the socio-economic aspects of intellectual property. His monographs include Water Law, Poverty and Development – Water Law Reforms in India (Oxford University Press, 2009), Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development (Butterworths, 2005) and Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law (Ashgate, 2003). His publications are listed at ielrc.org/about_cullet.php. Professor Cullet engages regularly with policymakers at the national and international levels. He was the Convenor of the Sub-group on groundwater law of the Planning Commission of India that prepared the Model Bill for the Conservation, Protection and Regulation of Groundwater, 2011.

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