Dr., Senior Lecturer, International Environmental Law
MECES RC, Vice Director
Senior Researcher (Finnish Environment Institute)
Dr. Seita Romppanen is a Senior Lecturer in International Environmental Law at the UEF Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL).
In her academic research, Dr. Romppanen has published on several topics relating to international and EU environmental law, especially in relation to climate law (i.e. LULUCF, effort sharing and renewable energy, circular (bio)economy and Arctic climate change). Dr. Romppanen also actively participates in CCEEL research projects with external project funding. She participates to the development of UEF's strategic research as the vice director of one of UEF RC's (MECES, Minerals, Energy, and Circular Economy in Sustainability Transitions).
Her teaching activities focus on EU environmental law, international environmental law and international forest law. She supervises both PhD projects as well as Master’s theses. Dr. Romppanen has a long experience of developing and running international Master's programmes in law. She also has a extensive experience of collaborating with the Finnish ministries and UN Environment Programme as she coordinated the UEF-UNEP Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements for several years. In addition, she holds external expert positions for example at the EU Action on Black Carbon (Arctic Council) as well as she works as a consultant in the field of environmental law.
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Law School
+358 50 442 3430
Research groups and research projects
CCEEL - The Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law
LYY Institute for Natural resources, environment and society
MECES Minerals, Energy, and Circular Economy in Sustainability Transitions
Environmental Law Research Group
Arctic marine plastic problems: Potential collaborative research between international law and marine sciences. Abe, Kie; Romppanen, Seita; Toyoshima, Junko; Shibata, Akiho. 2021 2021
Romppanen, Seita. 2020. The LULUCF Regulation: the new role of land and forests in the EU climate and policy framework Journal of energy and natural resources law [38 3: 261-287. 2020
The EU Effort Sharing and LULUCF Regulations: The Complementary yet Crucial Components of the EU's Climate Policy Beyond 2030. Romppanen, Seita / Research Handbook on EU Environmental Law. 2020. 2020
Romppanen, Seita; Huhta, Kaisa. 2020. Monimuotoista virtuaalipedagogiikkaa? Oikeutta kohtuudella - Itä-Suomen yliopiston oikeustieteiden laitoksen blogi 12/11/2020: -. 2020
Romppanen, Seita. 2020. The Role of the LULUCF and Effort-Sharing Regulations in EU's Clean Energy Transition. 2020
Global trajectories of chemical pollution: legal gaps and complexities in the Polar context. Khan, Sabaa A; Romppanen, Seita / Research Handbook on Polar Law. 2020. 2020
Romppanen, Seita. 2020. 'Blind Spots' in EU Climate and Energy Law European energy and environmental law review 29 4: 150-162. 2020
Miltä näyttää vahva ilmastolaki? Oikeustieteilijöiden suosituksia Suomen ilmastolain uudistustyöhön. Kulovesi, Kati; Honkonen, Tuula; Kymenvaara, Sara; Romppanen, Seita. 2020 2020
International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2019. Honkonen, Tuula; Romppanen, Seita. 2020 2020
Honkonen, Tuula; Romppanen, Seita. 2020. X. Country/Region Reports 6. Nordic Countries: B. Finland Yearbook of international environmental law 29: 1-7. 2020