Margrét Sólveigardóttir

Research Fellow (Publications)

Other Activities and Research Interests

Ph.D. Student at the Law Faculty, University of Heidelberg and Member of the International Max Planck Research School on Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law 

Public International Law, International Dispute Settlement, International Energy Law, International Environmental Law, International Law of Sustainable Development

Professional Background

Since 9/2015 Research Fellow at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

4/2011 – 8/2015 Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Comparative Public Law and International Law

Since 4/2011 Ph.D. Student at the Law Faculty, University of Heidelberg and Member of the International Max Planck Research School on Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)

1/2011 – 10/2011 Research Fellow at the Institute of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Iceland (Icelandic and EU Energy Law) (Iceland)

5/2010 – 12/2010 Research and Project Management Equality and Non-Discrimination funded by the EU PROGRESS-Programme

6/2009 – 4/2010 Research Fellow at the Institute of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Iceland (Icelandic and EU Energy Law) (Iceland)

6/2009 Master’s Degree in Law, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland;  Topic of Master's Thesis: Enforcement Measures of RFMOs against IUU-Fishing on the High Seas

5/2008 – 7/2008 Internship at the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture, Natural Resources Office, Reykjavík (Iceland)

6/2007 Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B), University of Iceland, Reykjavík (Iceland) 

2001 – 2003 Secretary, Committee on Legal Aid, Ministry of Justice, Reykjavík (Iceland)

2000 – 2003 Secretary, Legal Department, Kópavogur District Commissioner (Iceland)

Miscellaneous

7/2012 Diploma from the Arbitration Academy in Paris (France)

7/2010 Diploma from the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy (Greece)

Publications

  • Racial Discrimination in Iceland. In: Ellis, Evelyn/Benediktsdóttir, Kristín (eds.): Equality into Reality. Action for Diversity and Non-Discrimination in Iceland. Reykjavík University of Iceland Press, Reykjavik, 2011, pp. 269–298.