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Philippe Cullet

Visiting Professor

Philippe Cullet is Professor of international and environmental law at SOAS University of London and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research. He received his doctoral degree in law from Stanford University, an MA in Development Studies from SOAS University of London, an LLM from King’s College London and a law degree from the University of Geneva. He has published extensively on international and domestic environmental law, natural resources, water and sanitation and socio-economic rights and engages regularly with policymakers at the national and international levels.

He was a member of the Government of India, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation’s Committee drafting the Draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016, the Model Groundwater (Sustainable Management) Act, 2017 and the expert group drafting the Madhya Pradesh Right to Water Act, 2019. His latest books are Right to Sanitation in India – Critical Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 2019 – co-editors S. Koonan & L. Bhullar) and Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South (Edward Elgar, 2019 – co-editor S. Koonan). He is co-editing (with L. Bhullar & S. Koonan) the Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Natural Resources Law in India forthcoming in 2023.