Dr. Dennis Agelebe
Environmental Law Center, Faculty of Law
University of Cologne Germany
Dr. Dennis Agelebe is a research fellow at the Environmental Law Centre of the University of Cologne under the directorship of Prof Kirk Junker. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL. B) from the University of Calabar, Nigeria, an LL.M in International Human Right Law and Environmental Protection from Charles University, Prague in the Czech Republic, Ph.D. in Environment and Trade Law from the University of Cologne. Besides the Czech Republic and Germany, he has research experience in New Zealand and India. From March to November 2020, he led the UNDP/GEF-funded project for de-risking renewable energy investment in interconnected mini-grids in Nigeria while working as Senior Fellow with SD Strategies in Berlin. He has several published articles in international journals. His research interests include sustainable development, renewable energy investment, environmentally friendly trade practices, and Foreign Direct Investment with environmental ethics in developing countries.
01/11/2020 – present Senior Research Fellow, University of Cologne, Germany
01/09/2019 – present Partner (on leave of absence), DAOS Law Practice, Lagos
03/2020 – 10/2020 Senior Fellow , SD Strategies Gmbh, Berlin, Germany
11/2019 – 02/2020 Resident Scholar/Teaching Assistant, University of Cologne, Germany
01/01/2018- 31/08/2019 Research Scholar, DAOS Law Practice, Lagos
01/04/2016-31/12/2017 UC Doctoral Research Scholar, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
2/2015 – 07/2015 Research Assistant, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
03/2013 – 09/2013 Senior Legal Counsel, Abdulai, Taiwo & Co Abuja
10/2012 - 02/2013 Legal Counsel, Kenneth Gbagi & Company, Abuja
01/2012 – 09/2012 Akomolafe & Co, Abuja
- sustainable development
- renewable energy investment
- environmentally friendly trade practices
- Foreign Direct Investment with environmental ethics in developing countries
Agelebe, Dennis (2020). Application of the Precautionary Principle in International Trade: Implications and Legal Perspectives. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln
Agelebe, Dennis, Implementation of the ECOWAS Supplementary Act on Personal Data Protection; Lessons from the EU GDPR. Journal of Data Protection & Privacy, 2020, Vol. 4, 1 1-18
Agelebe Dennis and Alexander Ochs, Derisking Interconnected Solar Mini-Grid Investments in Nigeria. 2020. Report of a research survey conducted for ECN/UNDP/GEF.
Agelebe Dennis, Management of Epidemic in Africa; should Science Seek the Help of Law? Journal of Health, Environment, & Education, 2020; 12,23-30
AGELEBE DENNIS, ET AL. "ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS" IN Junker, Kirk Environmental Law Across Cultures; Comparisons for Legal Practice. Routledge London, 2020
Agelebe Dennis, integrating liberal economic regulation with environmental protection: Ethiopia, Zambia, Mali and Ghana, Australasian review of African studies, 40(2), 105-118