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Publications - Nickie Nikolaou

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • "Lessons from Canada: Key Issues in Designing a Regulatory Framework for Natural Resources Development," presented at the Symposium on Post-Conflict Natural Resources Extraction and Mining Law, hosted by the Centre for Energy and Sustainability Law (College of Law, Qatar University), US Department of Commerce, Commercial Law Development Program (funded by USAid) and the Afghanistan Ministry of Mining and Petroleum Law (June 2-4, Doha, Qatar).
  • “The Intersection of Human Rights Law and Environmental Law”, paper presented at the Symposium on Environmental Education for Judges and Court Practitioners, organized by CIRL and sponsored by Environment Canada (March 23-24, 2012), online.
  • "Foundations for Public Participation in Energy and Natural Resources Development", Conference organized by the Canadian Institute of Resources Law entitled Public Participation in Energy and Natural Resources Development  in Alberta -- Is There Room for Improvement? November 19, 2010, University of Calgary
  • "Theoretical Foundations for Public Participation in Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Decision-Making", Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Vermont Law School, October 22, 2010.
  • "Theoretical Musings about Public Participation in Energy and Natural Resources Development", Round Table on Public Participation in Energy and Natural Resources Development in Alberta, Canadian Institute of Resources Law, University of Calgary, April 16, 2010.
  • "Human Rights and the Environment", presentation to the Canadian Bar Association Environmental Law South Section in Calgary, Alberta, 8 November 2007.
  • "The Right to Health", "The Role of Municipalities and Regional Health Authorities in Oil and Gas Development in Alberta" and "The EUB Approval Process" presentations at a workshop entitled Health, Culture and Oil and Gas: Some Human Rights Issues, Drayton Valley, Alberta, 24 February 2007.
  • "The Role of Municipalities and Health Authorities in Oil and Gas Regulatory Approvals", presentation to the Canadian Bar Association Municipal Law South Section, Calgary, Alberta, 16 January 2007.
  • "The Legal Basis for Public Consultation in the Rights Disposition Process in Alberta - Administrative Law and Charter issues", presentation at a Round Table on The Legal Basis for a Right to Public Notice and Consultation Prior to the Issuance of Oil and Gas Rights in Alberta, hosted by the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, 15 March 2006.
  • "Some human rights issues in the context of oil and gas development in Alberta", presentation at a forum entitled "Extractive Industries and Human Rights" at the University of Alberta's International Week 2006, January 30 - February 3: More than words - Realizing Human Rights, Edmonton, Alberta, 31 January 2006.
  • "Human Rights and Resource Development", presentation at an International Bar Association Conference entitled Energy projects under increased scrutiny, Calgary, Alberta, 20 September 2004.
  • "Health as a Human Rights Issue in International Law", presentation at a conference entitled Human Rights and Resource Development in Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, 4 October 2002.
  • "Liability for Well Abandonment, Reclamation, Releases of Substances and Contaminated Sites in Alberta", presentation at a conference for Canadian Policy Research Award recipients, hosted by the Policy Research Initiative, Ottawa, Ontario, December 2001.
  • "Liability for Suspension/Discontinuation, Abandonment and Reclamation in Alberta - An Update", presentation at a Legal Education Society of Alberta conference entitled Oil & Gas Law: Selected Topics, Calgary, Alberta, 23 November 2000.