Tshering Dolkar


Email: tshering.dolkar@jswlaw.bt

Tshering Dolkar is a Junior Lecturer at JSW Law, where she teaches for Environmental Law and International Law. She earned her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) at the University of Kent, Canterbury (United Kingdom) in 2015, and her Post Graduate Diploma in National Law from the Royal Institute of Management in 2016.  For her studies at the University of Kent, she received the prestigious scholarship from His Majesty the King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. She earned her Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Lewis and Clark Law School (USA) in 2018. She served as a visiting faculty at the Economic, Social and Developmental Rights Winter School at Kathmandu Law School (Nepal) in 2018 and a research fellow at BOKU University, Institute of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria) in 2019.

She has published her paper “Why Bhutan needs to adopt enforcement infrastructure to meet its Greenhouse Gas emission goals?” on SSRN which is available on https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3263536. In May 2019, she presented her paper “Are our environmental laws too economic growth oriented? Comparison between Bhutan and other Asian countries( India and Vietnam)” at Hanoi Workshop co-organized by the Institute of Legal Sciences, Hanoi Law University and University Of Victoria Center for Asia Pacific Initiatives(CAPI). Moreover, She also presented her paper on “What are the consequences if Bhutan grant right to the nature?” at Boku Law University, Vienna, Austria in July, 2019. Her other researches  focuses on Buddhism and Environment and how the concept of legal personality plays a big role in environmental conservation. She is also working on a strategic plan for the law school’s first Master of Laws in Environmental Law.

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