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Avidan Kent


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Dr Avidan Kent (Cantab) is an Associate Professor in International Law. Avidan is 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 International Environmental Law, International Economic Law (mostly Investment Law and WTO Law), international courts, Public Participation and Climate-Induced Migration. 

Avidan is interested in supervising PhD students in all areas of international law.

Avidan’s full list of publications is available here


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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