Ralph Bodle

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Ralph Bodle (né Czarnecki)

Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute and Ecologic Legal, specialising in international and European environmental law and policy.

Ralph has been particpiating in the UN climate negotiations since 2008 as part of the German delegation and the EU negotiating team, focusing on legal aspects of climate finance, the Paris Agreement and the climate regime’s architecture. He is also involved in other international environmental negotiations such as the Global Pact for the Environment. He leads and works on projects on international Trust Funds, soil protection and land degradation neutrality, geoengineering, the pollutant release and transfer register (PRTR) .

Before joining Ecologic Institute, he was a practising lawyer at law firms advising and representing the public sector on environmental and public law.

He has a PhD in law from Humboldt University, Berlin, following a thesis on distributional justice in international environmental law with Prof. Dr. Kloepfer and Prof. Dr. Tomuschat. He worked as an academic at Humboldt University, where he taught public and international law. He was also a lecturer in administrative law at the Berlin Academy for Administration.

He has a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in environmental law from UCL College, University of London, and a Diploma in international humanitarian law from the International Committee of the Red Cross. In addition to an internship at the United Nations in New York, he also worked in New York at the International Center for Law in Development during his legal training.

Ralph Bodle studied law and English at the University of Bochum, Germany, and Queen Mary University of London.

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Ralph Bodle (geb. Czarnecki)

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geb. 03.03.1969

seit 2007   Senior Fellow, Ecologic Institut

2007   Promotion zum Dr. iur (Prof. Kloepfer, Prof. Tomuschat)

2006 – 2007   Partner der Kanzlei WMRC Rechtsanwälte, Berlin

2004 – 2006   Rechtsanwalt in der Kanzlei Gaßner Groth Siederer & Coll., Berlin

2002 – 2004   Wiss. Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Kloepfer, HU Berlin

2001 – 2002   Wiss. Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Seidel, HU Berlin

2000   Zweites Jur. Staatsexamen in Berlin

1998 – 2000   Referendariat in Berlin. Wahlstation beim International Centre for Law in Development, New York

2/1997 – 5/1997   Internship bei der UNO in New York (Internationales Umwelt- und Wirtschaftsrecht)

1997 – 1998   Mitarbeiter in der Kanzlei Shepherd & Co. Solicitors, London

1997 – 1998   Master of Laws (LL.M.). am University College London (UCL): Umweltvölkerrecht, europäisches Umweltrecht, internationales Wirtschaftsrecht, Weltraumrecht und Internetrecht

12/1996 – 6/1997   Mitarbeiter bei einem interdisziplinären Forschungsprojekt über Peace-keeping Operationen für das United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), Genf

1996   Erstes Jur. Staatsexamen

1996   Diplom des Internationalen Komitees vom Roten Kreuz (IKRK) im Humanitären Völkerrecht

1994 -1997   Mitarbeiter am Institut für Friedenssicherungsrecht und Humanitäres Völkerrecht, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

1990 – 1996   Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

  • 1991-1996 daneben Studium der Anglistik/Amerikanistik
  • 1992-1993   Studium an der Queen Mary University of London (englisches Recht und englische Literatur)