Researcher Database

Mari Koyano
Graduate School of Law The Advanced Institute for Law and Politics Globalisation
Professor

Researcher Profile and Settings

Affiliation

  • Graduate School of Law The Advanced Institute for Law and Politics Globalisation

Job Title

    Professor

E-mail

  • koyano@juris.hokudai.ac.jp

URL

Research Interests

  • Japan-Russian transboundary environmental co-operation   implementation of international agreements   sustainable fisheries   environmental impact assessment   

Research Areas

  • Law / International law
  • Law / New fields of law
  • Politics / Politics

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2012/04 - Today    Hokkaido UniversityGraduated School of LawProfessor
  • 2010/04 - 2012/03    Hokkaido UniversityPublic Policy SchoolProfessor
  • 2008/04 - 2010/03    Hokkaido UniversityGraduated School of LawProfessor
  • 2007/04 - 2008/03    University of SHIZUOKASchool of International Relations / Graduate of International RelationsAssociate Professor
  • 2006/10 - 2007/03    University of SHIZUOKASchool of International Relations / Graduate of International RelationsAssociate Professor
  • 2006/08 - 2006/09    University of Cambridge, U.K.Lauterpacht Centre for International LawGuest Research Fellow
  • 2002/04 - 2006/07    University of SHIZUOKASchool of International Relations / Graduate of International RelationsAssociate Professor
  • 1997/04 - 2002/03    University of SHIZUOKASchool of International Relations / Graduate of International RelationsSenior Lecturer / Lecturer
  • 1995/12 - 1997/03    [formerly]Ministry of Education, Science and CultureAssistant Professor
  • 1995/10 - 1995/11    University of London, U.K.Institute of EducationGuest Research Fellow
  • 1994/04 - 1995/09    [formerly]Ministry of Education, Science and CultureAssistant Professor
  • 1992/09 - 1994/03    The University of TokyoGraduate of Faculty and PolicyTeaching / Research Associate
  • 1989/04 - 1990/09    Tokyo UniversityFaculty of LawTeaching / Research Associate

Education

  • 1991/10 - 1995/01  University of Cambridge  Faculty of Law  [Diploma in International Law] The Diploma in International Law  The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 1990/10 - 1991/06  University of Cambridge  Faculty of Law  [LL.M. in International Law] Master of Law  The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 1988/04 - 1989/04  The University of Tokyo  Faculty of Law  [Graduation] Course of Policy
  • 1985/04 - 1988/03  The University of Tokyo  Faculty of Law  [Graduation] Course of Public Law
  • 1981/04 - 1985/03  Aichi University  Faculty of Law and Economy  [Graduation] Department of Law

Association Memberships

  • Royal Institute of International Affairs   SOCIETY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY STUDIES   JAPAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY   JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF WORLD LAW   JAPANESE SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW   

Research Activities

Published Papers

Books etc

Conference Activities & Talks

  • The Politics of treaty interpretation: An interdisciplinary study of the Whaling in the Antarctic case  [Not invited]
    Atsushi Ishii & Mari Koyano
    ISA's 58th Annual Convention  2017/02
  • Environmental Cooperation or Diplomacy? Lessons from Transboundary Air Pollution and the Way Forward  [Not invited]
    Atsushi Ishii & Mari Koyano
    The International Workshop for the 4th Amur-Okhotsk Consortium Meeting 2015  2014/12  Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Japan  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano
    the Third Meeting of the Working Group on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment (SEA), Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context and the Meeting of   2013/11  Geneva  United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • The Significance of transboundary co-operative framework for nuclear safety in North-East Asia: An International Law Perspective  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano
    The SRC/GCOE Summer Symposium, “Border Studies: Challenges and Perspectives in the Twenty-first Century”  2013/08  Sapporo  the Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
  • The Japanese Regulatory Framework on Nuclear Safety and Environmental Protection  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano & Tomohiko Kobayashi
    The Technical Meeting of the Coordination Group on Radiation Protection of the Environment: Input to Safety Standards taking into account the BSS and relevant ICRP/international recommendations  2013/07  Vienna  the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), IAEA Headquarters
  • Comments from an institutional perspective  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano
    Interdisciplinary Workshop, "Comparing Regional Environmental Governance in East Asia and Europe (EE-ERG)  2013/01  Kyoto  the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
  • Japan and Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano
    the Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context in Eastern Asia  2012/06  Koreana Hotel: Seoul  the Korean Environmental Institute, Ministry of Environment of Korea & United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Effective Implementation of the Espoo Convention: A Case Study of the Bystroe Canal Project in the Danube Delta  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano
    the 7th Workshop on Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment in Northeast Asia  2010/11  Best Western Premier Incheon Airport Hotel: Incheon  the Ministry of Environment of Korea
  • Effective Implementation of International Environmental Agreements: Learning Lessons from the Danube Delta Conflicts  [Not invited]
    Mari Koyano
    the Workshop on Implementation of Rules Protecting Public Interests of International Community Process-based Concepts of Effectiveness in International Law  2007/11  Tokyo  United Nations University
  • Is transboundary Environmental Co-operation Based on Procedural Obligations Possible in the Asian Region? Gaps between Asian Practice & "Global" Trend  [Invited]
    Mari Koyano
    The 2016 DILA International Conference: Resolution and Prevention of International Environmental Disputes  2016/11  Meiji Gakuin University: Tokyo  the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA)
  • Japan's Implementation of Environmental Treaties: General Trends and a Case-study of Climate Change  [Invited]
    Mari Koyano, Yukari Takamura & Jun Tsuruta
    the Symposium: Challenging Climate Change: Legal Implications  2016/04  Surugadai Memorial Hall, Chuo University, Tokyo  the Institute of Comparative Law in japan, Chuo University

MISC

  • International Law: An Integrative Perspective on Transboundary Issues
    Mari Koyano  Japanese Yearbook of International Law  (56)  433  2011   [Not refereed] [Not invited]
  • Tokyo District Court, Judgement, 28 April 1989, Hanreijiho (Judicial Reports), No.1316 (1989), p.62
    Mari Koyano  Japanese Annual of International Law  (33)  166  -176  1990   [Not refereed] [Not invited]  Other article  
    【Case Translation】
  • Tokyo District Court, Judgement, 29 January 1988, Case No-wa-1212 (1987),’ Hanreijiho (Judicial Reports), No.1287, p.158
    Mari Koyano  Japanese Annual of International Law  (32)  118  -125  1989   [Not refereed] [Not invited]  Other article  
    【Case Translation】
  • Comments
    Mari Koyano  Interdesciplinary Workshop: Comparing Regional Environmental Governance in East Asia and Europe (EE-ERG),24-25 January 2013, Kyoto, Japan: Proceedings  93  -96  2013   [Not refereed] [Not invited]  Meeting report etc.
  • International Law: An Integrative Perspective on Transboundary Issues, by Shinya Murase. Tokyo: Sophia University Press, 2011. Pp. 433
    Mari Koyano  Japanese Yearbook of International Law  56-  381  -385  2013   [Not refereed] [Not invited]  Book review and document introduction, etc.  
    【Book review】
  • Effective Implementation of International Environmental Agreements: Learning Lessons from the Danube Delta Conflict
    Mari Koyano  Public Interests Rules of International Law: Towards Effective Implementation  259  -291  2009   [Refereed] [Not invited]  Research paper

Research Grants & Projects

  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
    Date (from‐to) : 2007 -2009 
    Author : Mari KOYANO
     
    静岡県立大学->北海道大学This study aims at re-constructing a theoretical framework on implementation of international environmental law. In this study implementation processes of international environmental law were analyzed mainly from the five points of view : diversification and complication of means of ensuring effective implementation ; various dimensions of relationships between international regulations and domestic measures ; overlaps or conflicts between different environmental treaties ; involvement of non-State actors ; and conflict between international environmental law and international economic law....
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
    Date (from‐to) : 2005 -2007 
    Author : Teruo KOMORI
     
    北海道大学Last three years starting from 2005, this project has held plenary meeting twice a year and several research meeting. In this process, we have analyzed various problems existing in the implementation processes of institutions and rules protecting public interests of the international community and also considered how those problems have been dealt with from the viewpoints of how the measures to solve them are justified. In the final year of 2007, we held an international workshop on the Implementation of public interests of the international community, inviting Professor Karel Wellens of Ni...
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
    Date (from‐to) : 2000 -2003 
    Author : 六鹿 茂夫, Yasuyuki KOKUBO
     
    静岡県立大学This research reveals several new trends of international politics in Europe since the Kosovo war.First, the Kosovo war accelerated the eastern enlargement of the EU, resulting in the EU having a significant impact on international politics in Europe. The challenges of a deepening EU, such as the necessity to formulate the European Constitutional Treaty, have become urgent.Second, as democracy, the rule of law, respect for basic human rights, and protection of the rights of minorities are acknowledged as shared values in the European continent, compliance with these values is called for in ...
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
    Date (from‐to) : 1999 -2001 
    Author : Kanami ISHIBASHI
     
    香川大学There is no doubt that the global environmental protection is the most important agenda in international society. Since 1972 Stockholm Human Environment Conference, it is recognized the lack of law on international environmental protection and has rapidly made treaties for the purpose of environmental protection. As a result, there are a lot of treaties of environmental protection. But these environmental treaties, general principle and so on are not quite implemented adequately. For example, some treaties do not work after all and become sleeping treaties. Since 1992 Earth Summit, it has r...
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
    Date (from‐to) : 1999 -2001 
    Author : Hirohisa KOHAMA
     
    静岡県立大学We investigated the international relations in the Former Soviet South (FSS) countries. Analutical framework is a political economy approach. Major countries we analyzed are the Central Asian countries, Iran, Turkey, Israel and NATO member countries. We also reviewed Japan's aid to the Central Asian countries. Through survey trips, we made intensive interviews with experts. From the standpoint of geo-economics, we identified the importance of Iran for energy security. We also made analysis on the international relations of pipeline route for the Caspian energy resources. In order to make th...
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(国際学術研究)
    Date (from‐to) : 1996 -1998 
    Author : Akira TACHI
     
    学位授与機構This study was designed to draw a comprehensive figure of external degree programs in USA and UK especially focusing on their driving forces of development and future perspectives . Actually , the institutes mainly targeted were Regents College , Thomas Edison State College and Charter Oak College in USA and External Program at University of London in UK . At the same time , it was expected to draw implications to develop the system of degree awarding at National Institution for Academic Degrees , an organization that conducts a similar external program in Japan .As result of this research ...
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(一般研究(B), 基盤研究(B))
    Date (from‐to) : 1995 -1997 
    Author : 斎藤 安俊, Yasutoshi SAITO
     
    学位授与機構This research was designed to gain the knowledge on the system, present situation and fixture perspective of external degree granting in United States and United Kingdom. It mainly focused its historical development and the movement nowadays within the context of development and maturation of life-long learning society. During the period of research aid, fiscal years 1995-98, we made three kinds of survey, questionnaire inquiry to individual institution with external degree program, survey of catalogs of these institutions and literature research. We believe that this may be the first compr...

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • 論文
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
  • Seminar in International Law
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 修士課程
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 国際法
  • International Human Rights
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 修士課程
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 憲法、国際法、人権、人権条約、国連、国連人権理事会、国連人権高等弁務官、国内裁判所、直接適用、間接適用
  • Issues in International Law
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 博士後期課程
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 国際法
  • Introduction to Oceanography
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 海底地形、海洋大循環、熱/物質循環、プランクトン、海底資源、海洋観測、海洋法、海洋生物資源の保全
  • Seminar II
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
    キーワード : 国際法、国際関係
  • Seminar II
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
    キーワード : 模擬裁判、国際法、国際紛争、国際司法裁判所、海洋法
  • International Law I
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
    キーワード : 国際法の歴史、国際法の法源、国際法と国内法、国際法の主体、国家承認、国家管轄権、領域論、領域権原の取得、海洋法、領空主権、南極条約体制、宇宙法、国際水路、外交関係法、領事関係法
  • International Human Rights Law
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 専門職大学院
    開講学部 : 公共政策学教育部
    キーワード : 憲法、国際法、人権
  • International Law A
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 国際法、国際社会、国家、条約、国際慣習法、国際法の主体、国際組織、国際法と国内法の関係、主権、国家承認、政府承認、国家承継、国家管轄権、主権免除、領土、海洋法、南極、宇宙、領海、領空
  • International Law B
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 国際法、国際社会、個人、国籍、外交的保護、外国人、人権保障、国際犯罪、環境、国際紛争、国際裁判、武力紛争、国際人道法、軍縮・軍備管理
  • International Human Rights
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 憲法、国際法、人権

Campus Position History

  • 2017年4月1日 
    2019年3月31日 
    総長補佐
  • 2017年4月1日 
    Present 
    教育改革室室員
  • 2017年10月26日 
    2019年3月31日 
    経営戦略室室員
  • 2018年8月1日 
    2019年3月31日 
    学生相談総合センター長

Position History

  • 2017年4月1日 
    2019年3月31日 
    総長補佐
  • 2017年4月1日 
    Present 
    教育改革室室員
  • 2017年10月26日 
    2019年3月31日 
    経営戦略室室員
  • 2018年8月1日 
    2019年3月31日 
    学生相談総合センター長


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