Henok Birhanu Asmelash

Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

Henok Birhanu Asmelash is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law and a PhD Candidate in International Law and Economics at Bocconi University, Milan. His current research focuses on issues at the intersection of trade, energy, and the environment with a particular emphasis on the regulation of energy subsidies in the multilateral trading system. 


4 August 2017
The Hamburg Summit marked the eighth year since the G20 committed to phasing out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies (FFSs). Despite repeated calls from countries most vulnerable to climate change, civil society organisations and investors, the Summit failed to take concrete measures to deliver on...