International and European Environmental Law: Adaptation to Climate Change
from Monday, June 29th to Saturday, July 4th, 2009
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.
Among the guest speakers:
Markus W. Gehring
Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
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.