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International and European Environmental Law: Adaptation to Climate Change

International and European Environmental Law: Adaptation to Climate Change
from Monday, June 29th to Saturday, July 4th, 2009

REGISTRATION OPEN-ENDED
An up-to-date, six-day briefing by Canadian, American and European experts on current international environmental laws, regulations, trends and challenges, with a special focus on climate change. (3 credits, DRT 6830B) There is also a French version of this course.


This course is intended for members of NGOs, civil servants, environmental lawyers, journalists, business people and interested members of the public. The school is being offered by the Faculty of Law and is open to graduate students. Undergraduate students who have completed at least 45 credits are also eligible to enroll provided they obtain their academic director’s approval.


Among topics covered:

- Introduction to International Law on Climate Change

- International Environmental Criminal Law

- European Union Emissions Trading System

- International Investment Law and Climate Change

- International Sustainable Development Law in a Climate Change Context

- Corporate Social Responsibility in International Trade Law

- International Environmental Refugees and Climate Change

- International Health Law in the context of climate change

- Emerging United Nations Forest Principles

Registration for the summer school is already open.


Course director:

Konstantia Koutouki
Professor
Faculty of Law, UdeM
Lead Counsel, Natural Resources
CISDL

Among the guest speakers:

Markus W. Gehring
Professor of Law, University of Ottawa
Fellow in Law, Cambridge University Centre of International Studies,
Lead Counsel, CISDL

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
Director, CISDL
Fellow, Cambridge University Lauterpacht Centre for International Law->(LCIL)
Assistant Director, International Affairs, Natural Resources Canada-



Note to the members of the Barreau du Québec: Our seminar is automaticially recognized by the Barreau as a professional training course, since it is a graduate seminar offered by the Law Faculty.

  • International and European Environmental Law: Adaptation to Climate Change
International and European Environmental Law: Adaptation to Climate Change
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