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Sébastien is a Senior Attorney at the Center for International Environmental Law and an affiliated researcher and PhD candidate at the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland. The focus of his research is on human rights obligations in the context of climate change.

Relevant recent publications (please contact Sébastien for the full list)

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance, with Sébastien Jodoin & Alyssa Johl (eds.), (Abingdon-on-Thames: Routledge, 2018)
  • Arctic Law and Governance: the role of China, the EU and Finland, with Timo Koivurova, Tianbao QIN and Tapio Nykanen, (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2016)
  • “Special issue on Public Participation and Climate Governance”, with Sébastien Jodoin and Katherine Lofts (eds.), Vol. 24(2) Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (2015)

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • “Delivering on the Paris Promises? Review of the Paris Agreement’s Implementing Guidelines from a Human Rights Perspective” Duyck, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : CLIMATE LAW. 9, 3, p. 202-223
  • “Human Rights and the Paris Agreement’s Implementation Guidelines: Opportunities to Develop a Rights-Based Approach” Duyck, S., Lennon, E., Obergassel, W. & Savaresi, A., CCLR 2018
  • “The Paris Climate Agreement and the Protection of Human Rights in a Changing Climate”, Yearbook of International Environmental Law 26 (2017)


Contact details

Arctic Centre / University of Lapland
P.O. Box 122 FIN-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland
E-mail: sebastien.duyck(at)


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