Full professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 3355
Work E-mail: Yves.LeBouthillier@uOttawa.ca
Professor Yves Le Bouthillier teaches in international law, specifically in the areas of international human rights law, international environmental law, and in related areas such as immigration and refugee law. Most of his publications are on international law issues. Recently he has acted as co-editor for three volumes on environmental law (in issues of governance, poverty and climate change law).
He is currently director of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law whose Secretariat is located at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa. From June 2005 to December 2006 he was President of the Law Commission of Canada and subsequently a member of the Board of Governors of the Ontario Law Commission. From July 2002 to June 2005, he held the post of Vice-Dean of the French Common Law Program at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa. He was Scholar in Residence at the Oceans, Environmental and Economic Law Division at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from August 2000 to June 2002 and was part of the Canadian governmental team for the negotiation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.