Amber Prasad Pant

Distinguished Environmental Jurist
Center for Environmental Law, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professor Amber Prasad Pant holds the Degree of Ph.D in Law for his research on Common Environmental Problems. He was also a recipient of Senior Fulbright Fellowship for Post-Doctoral research at Washington University in St.Louis School of Law during 2002 to 2003. He also attended the Four Weeks Training of Trainers Programme for Professors of Environmental Law of Asia Pacific Region at National University of Singapore in 1997 and thereafter associated with IUCN Commission on Environmental Law from 1998 , and IUCN Academy of Environmental Law since its luncheon. All these have helped Prof .Pant to contribute to the development of Environmental Law in Nepal in many ways such as by curricula design, research and teaching in LL.B, B.A.LL.B, LL.M and Ph.D. He has also assisted as advisor and researcher to Environmental Law NGOs and to Government of Nepal. He established Centre for Environmental Law (CEL) TU during his term as Campus Chief and introduced B.A.LL.B.programme and reformed overall legal education during his term as Dean of Faculty of Law TU. He is a founder Chair and now a Member as Distinguished Environmental Jurist  of CEL Nepal and has also served as Coordinator of Environmental Law Committee of Nepal Bar Association. He is Senior Advocate, and also an Executive Member of SAARCLaw which is a regional body of Professors, Lawyers and Judges of South Asia. He has done several researches and published many articles in the field of Environmental Law.