Konstantia Koutouki

Université de Montréal

Faculté de droit
E-mail: konstantia.koutouki@umontreal.ca
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2008. LL.D., Law, Université de Montréal
1999. LL.M., Law, University of Ottawa
1997. LL.B. Law, Queen's University
1995. B.A., Concordia University


Professor Konstantia Koutouki teaches graduate-level courses in common law, as well as advanced international law. Her research looks at the links between international business, intellectual property and protecting the environment. She has extensive expertise in international law as it relates to sustainable development, more specifically, the social, economic and cultural development of local and aboriginal communities, as well as the preservation of natural spaces and ancient knowledge, in particular, as it concerns traditional medicine and agriculture. As an invited professor and researcher, Konstantia Koutouki has visited local and aboriginal communities around the world. She is also the main resource for natural resources at the McGill University Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL).

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Other (co-)supervisor: Christine Noiville
(Start: 2022, End: 2025)
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11- The groundwater crisis in India and relevant water governance in the making
Journal Article
2021 Journal of Water Law (Date Added: 2021-06-19)

10- Legal History of Water Management: Should the Traditional Water-Harvesting Regime Be Revived?
Journal Article
Arjjumend H , Koutouki K ,
2019 Environmental Policy and Law (Date Added: 2020-04-24)

9- Genomics for All: International open science projects and cpacity building in the developing world
Journal Article
Hetu M , Koutouki K , Joly Y ,
2019 Frontiers in Genetics (Date Added: 2019-05-31)

8- A rights-based approach to indigenous women and gender inequities in resource development in northern Canada
Journal Article
Koutouki, K, Lofts, K, Davidian, G
2018 Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

7- No way home for the chagossians: Law and power politics
Journal Article
Alexandre, C, Koutouki, K
2018 International Journal on Minority and Group Rights (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

6- Measuring the performance of international genomics research projects in fostering genomic capacity in the developing world
Journal Article
Hetu, M, Joly, Y, Koutouki, K
2017 New Genetics and Society (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

5- Inuit food security in canada: arctic marine ethnoecology
Journal Article
Watts, P, Koutouki, K, Booth, S, Blum, S
2017 Food Security (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

4- The Canadian Arctic Marine Ecological Footprint and Free Prior Informed Consent: Making the Case for Indigenous Public Participation through Inclusive Education
Journal Article
Koutouki, K, Watts, P, Booth, S
2015 Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

3- Contemporary regulation of public policy participation of the Saami and Roma: A truncated process
Journal Article
Koutouki, K, Farget, D
2012 International Journal on Minority and Group Rights (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

2- The use of gmos in chile and the protection of indigenous culture
Book Chapter
Koutouki, K, Honorato Marin, P
2010 Legal Aspects of Implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Date Added: 2018-10-25)

1- Legal protection of folklore in the states members of the african property intellectual
Journal Article
Matip, NF, Koutouki, K
2008 Quebec Journal of International Law (Date Added: 2018-10-25)