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)
Among the guest speakers
Prof. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
Dr. Markus Gehring
Dr. Nicola Notaro
Dr. José Antonio Martinez de la Torre