Prof. Paolo Davide Farah (PhD, PhD, LLM, JD) received acknowledgments and awards from different institutions:
January 2015 – Appointed Member (by the ILA American Branch) of the International Law Association – ILA Committee on Sustainable Development and the Green Economy in International Trade Law chaired by Professor Mary Footer, Professor of Public International Law at University of Nottingham School of Law, United Kingdom
April 2014 – Appointed Member (by the ILA Italian Branch) of the International Law Association – ILA Committee on Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development directed by Professor Nicolaas Schrijver, Chair of Public International Law, Academic Director of the Grotius Center for International Legal Studies, Leiden University & Member and Vice-Chair of the UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
April 2014 – Appointed Member of the International Law Association – ILA Study Group on Preferential Trade Agreements directed by Professor Andreas Ziegler University of Losanna and Professor Peter-Tobias Stoll, Institute for International Law and European Law Department for International Economic Law and Environmental Law, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
June 2013 – Nominated and Shortlisted at University Level in the Student Led Teaching Awards 2013 for the Excellence in Teaching at Edge Hill University, United Kingdom
August 2011-July 2012 – Visiting Scholar – “Trade Law and Sustainable Energy”, Harvard Law School, East Asian Legal Studies, Boston, USA, 2012
January 2013 – European Commission, 7°th Framework Programme, Marie Curie People, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, Call identifier FP7-PEOPLE-IRSES-2012. Project title : “Partnering Opportunities between Europe and China in the Renewable Energies and Environmental industries”(POREEN). Paolo Farah is Research Unit Coordinator at University Institute of European Studies (IUSE), Workpackage Leader on “The Legal Perspective on Europe-China Trade and Foreign Direct Investments Relations” and Vicecoordinator for POREEN. The network of the project includes 9 academic institutions and research centers in Europe and China. The partners in China are: Beijing Normal University (BNU) in China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) in China, Tongji University of Shanghai (TUS) in China. The project has been approved and funded by the EU commission in April 2012 for four years duration January 2013-December 2016.
January 2013 – European Commission, 7°th Framework Programme, Marie Curie People, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, Call identifier FP7-PEOPLE-IRSES-2012. Project title : “Liberalism In Between Europe And China”(LIBEAC) – Assessing the Socio-Cultural and Politico-Legal Dimensions of the Differences in Terms of Interpretation and Enforcement of Economic, Social and Environmental Rights in Europe and China. Paolo Farah is Research Unit Coordinator at Istituto Universitario Studi Europei – University Institute of European Studies (IUSE), Turin. The network includes 8 institutions in Europe, China and Japan. The partners in China and Japan are: Tsinghua University (TH), a) Department of Philosophy (PD), b) School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), c) Law School (LS), China; 7) Peking University (PKU), a) School of Government (SG), b) Law School (LS), China; 8) Hokkaido University (Hokudai), Department of Philosophy (PD), Japan.The project has been approved and funded by the EU commission in April 2012 for four years duration January 2013-December 2016.
April 2011 – 7°th Framework Programme of the European Commission. Project title : “Evaluating Policies for Sustainable Energy Investments: towards an integrated approach on national and international stage (EPSEI)”. The network includes 8 academic institutions and research centers in Europe, China and Russia. Paolo Farah is Vice-coordinator of the EPSEI network at University of Turin Faculty of Law (Coordinator). The project has been approved by the European commission in July 2010 for three years duration April 2011- April 2014
March 2011 – Grant Holder for the research project on “Current Trends of Chinese Law towards Non-Trade Concerns such as Sustainable Development and the Protection of Environment, Public Health, Food Safety, Cultural, Social and Economic Rights, Labour Rights and the Reduction of Poverty from the Perspective of International Law and WTO Law”. This project has been approved and funded for 2 years 2011-2012 by the China-EU School of Law in Beijing (CESL). Three conferences will be organized: one at University of Turin, Department of law & the Center of Advanced Studies on Contemporary China (CASCC) in Turin, one at Maastricht University Faculty of Law and one at Tsinghua University School of Law. A book in three languages (English, Chinese and Italian) will be published. Supplementary funding was delivered by University of Milan – Department of Public, Civil Procedure, International and European Law (DIRPPIE) to cover the costs of proofreading the manuscript. In a second stage, the project has been also supported by the National Employment Service of Republic of Hungary. Its funding has supported the participation of Hungarian scholars to the research project and the translation of the book in Hungarian. The project will be implemented by the end of September 2012.
December 2010 – Grant by the Italian Ministry for the Education, University and Research (MIUR)
October 2010 – Selected by the Italian Government (Ministry of Youth and Sport) among the Best Young Italian Talents at the Festival Nazionale dei Giovani Talenti in Rome November 17th – 21st, 2010.
October 2008 – Winner of an Individual Grant for two year contract with the European Commission, Europeaid and the Delegation of the European Commission in Beijing, China
April 2008 – Winner of 24 months fellowship from the CASCC (Center of Advanced Studies on Contemporary China), Turin and by Fondazione Compagnia San Paolo after a selection of International applications
February 2007 – Winner of a 11 months funding by the European Social Fund as Coordinator for the project 2007 on “The World Trade Organization and the Anti-Dumping law: European Union, China and India”, with a partnership between Università Bocconi di Milano, Università degli Studi di Milano, Assolombarda, Agenzia per la Cina, Studio Legale Baker & McKenzie, funded by the European Social Fund and by Finlombarda.
June 2006 – Winner of the selection “Borsa di perfezionamento” by University of Milan for 24 months scholarship
June 2005 – Winner of the selection “Programme d’Excellence Eiffel ” by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
February 2004 – Winner of the selection by Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lombardia (FBML) for a grant abroad.
June 2003 – Resident Student at the College of Milan, with a grant by Foundation of the College of Milan
June 2002 – Admitted as a Resident Student at the College of Europe of Bruges in Belgium for Master in European Legal Studies with a grant of Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
May 2002 – Recipient of grant, European Social Fund for final graduation dissertation
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