Sonja
Vilenius
Doctoral Candidate, Laws
Doctoral Researcher, Master of Laws

Areas of expertise

Environmental law
natural resource regulation
community benefit agreements

Teaching

Vilenius occupies a supportive task in environmental law.

Research

Sonja Vilenius is currently writing a PhD thesis on community benefit agreement, a regulatory instrument applied mainly in the mining context. Community benefit agreement has been developed to manage the complex relationship between mining companies and local communities. The focus of the research lies in the reasons for implementing this new regulatory instrument and its application possibilities. The thesis is theoretically engaging with regulatory theory.

Publications

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