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The Greening of Business: The Role of European and International Law

The Greening of Business: The Role of European and International Law
from Monday, June 28th to Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Six days of high-level training in international environmental law and the legal systems containment of the ecological damage caused by industry and commerce. There is 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 (3 credits, DRT6830D). Undergraduate students are also eligible to enroll provided they obtain their academic director’s approval.

Information for Members of the Québec Bar

The summer course on International and European Environmental Law takes place over a one-week period (30 hours) and is recognized by the Québec Bar as a Graduate Studies course. The course is given jointly by the Centre d’Études et de Recherches Internationales (CÉRIUM) and the Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal. Since this course is authorized by the Faculty of Law at U de M, it is not subject to individual evaluation and accreditation from the Québec Bar nor does it appear on the Québec Bar website. If you wish to join us and have this course count as continuing education as required by the Québec Bar please contact Dr. Nicole Matip at nicole.matip umontreal.ca. Our number with the Quebéc Bar as official provider of continuing education to their members is 5318059.

Among the topics covered:

- Introduction to International Sustainable Development and Environmental Law

- Introduction to European Sustainable Development Environmental Law

- Introduction to International Commercial Law (Trade and Investment)

- Introduction to European Commercial Law

- Global Emissions trading schemes

- Electronic Waste Disposal

- Corporate Social Responsibility and the Environment

- International and European Organic Agricultural Standards

- Industry Driven Green Business

- Sustainable commerce in Latin America

- International Environmental Regulation of the Shipping Industry

- Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs)

* To see the entire program of the school

* To download the electronic poster

Scientific Director:

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

Among the guest speakers

Prof. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
Director, CISDL
Fellow, Cambridge University
Visiting Professor, U of Chile

Dr. Markus Gehring
Vice-Dean Research, U of O
Lecturer in European and International Law
University of Cambridge
Lead Counsel, CISDL

Dr. Nicola Notaro
Directorate General Environment
European Commission

Dr. José Antonio Martinez de la Torre
Director, Research and Post-Graduate Studies
La Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur

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