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Avidan Kent


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Dr Avidan Kent, PhD (Cantab) is an Associate Professor in Law, the Law School's Director of Research, and the Founder and Convenor of UEA’s International Law Research Group. He has written/edited books, reports, journal articles and chapters on a varied list of topics, including Environmental Law, International Economic Law, International Tribunals, Public Participation and Climate-Induced Migration. He has written reports/papers for IGOs, governments, think tanks and one museum.  

Avidan is interested in supervising PhD students in all areas of International Law, Environmental Law, Dispute Settlement and Economic Law. 


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Areas of Expertise

international law, sustainable development law, international economic law, climate change law, climate-induced migration. 

Administrative Posts

Director of Research 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals