Dr Nina Araneta-Alana

BSc (DLSU); JD (ADMU); LLM, PhD (Unimelb)
Postdoctoral Fellow
ANU College of Law

Areas of expertise

  • International And Comparative Law 4803
  • Climate Change Law 480202
  • Asian And Pacific Law 480301
  • Banking, Finance And Securities Law 480101

Research interests

Climate Finance

Law and Development

International Institutions and Organizations



Dr Nina Araneta-Alana holds a Bachelor of Science from the De La Salle University (cum laude). She completed her Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila University and her Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne. She was awarded her PhD by the University of Melbourne in 2023.

Nina teaches and researches in international law and climate change. She has taught subjects in Environmental Law, Media Law and the Regulation of Digital Platforms. She is a member of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities, and the Cities and Environment Research Network (Melbourne). She acted as National Special Rapporteur for Australia for the International Academy of Comparative Law General Congress in 2022.

Nina has extensive experience in international financial transactions, leading and providing significant legal support in projects in renewable energy, development and infrastructure when she was working in leading law firms in Manila, Philippines and for the Asian Development Bank.


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