University of Lapland
Dr. Kamrul Hossain is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM) at the Arctic Centre in the University of Lapland. He has previously served the Faculty of Law of the University of Lapland as the (acting) Professor of Public International Law. He is also an Adjunct Professor of International Law at the University of Lapland. He leads a number of national and international research projects at the Arctic Centre. The main focus of his research currently lies in international environmental law that applies to the Arctic as well as in human rights law, in particular, concerning the rights of the indigenous peoples, and with a focus on the Arctic. Over the years Prof. Hossain has extensively published in all areas of Arctic governance (climate change; marine environment, maritime de-limitation and law of the sea; human activities in the Arctic such as shipping and resource extractions including mining and, onshore and offshore oil and gas developments; marine bio-diversity conservation; and human rights and human security dimensions applicable to the Arctic) highlighting legal, institutional and policy perspectives.
Protection of Arctic Marine Bio-Diversity, Climate Change