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EU AND TRANSNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

CODICE 84272
ANNO ACCADEMICO 2016/2017
CFU 6 cfu al 3° anno di 7995 GIURISPRUDENZA (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 cfu al 5° anno di 7996 GIURISPRUDENZA (LMG/01) IMPERIA

SETTORE SCIENTIFICO DISCIPLINARE IUS/13
LINGUA Inglese
SEDE GENOVA (GIURISPRUDENZA)
PERIODO 2° Semestre
MATERIALE DIDATTICO AULAWEB

PRESENTAZIONE

The course aims at providing participating students with a critical analysis of principles, rules and current trends and concerns of European Union and international environmental law.

OBIETTIVI E CONTENUTI

OBIETTIVI FORMATIVI

The course will focus on international and European environmental law and its impact on the domestic legal systems. In particular, the following will be analyzed in detail: the evolution of transnational environmental law; the sources of international and European environmental law, including basic principles relating thereto; transnational environmental law in the human rights perspective; international trade and environmental preservation; results and challenges in the protection of the marine environment; atmospheric pollution and climate change; biodiversity preservation and endangered species.

MODALITA' DIDATTICHE

The course consists of 36 hours of classes. Teaching will be based on the study of relevant case-law and documents, and implies an informed participation by the students. Prior to each lesson students shall find on Aulaweb the pages of the textbook or of the other teaching materials covered by the lesson, for their pre-reading. All these materials shall be uploaded on Aulaweb ahead of their presentation during the lessons. In order to facilitate comprehension of the course topics, power point presentations for each lesson shall be uploaded on Aulaweb for their downloading. In order to ensure the optimal use of this resource, students are invited to register on Aulaweb as soon as possible.

PROGRAMMA/CONTENUTO

The following topics will be addressed: (a) introduction to international environmental law (sources, subjects, substantive norms, enforcement); (b) introduction to EU environmental law (competence, sources, substantive norms, impact on domestic legal systems); (c) human rights protection and the environment (environmental rights and duties in perspective); (d) environmental protection and international trade; (e) international and EU marine environmental law; (f) international and EU governance of atmospheric environment and climate change; (g) waste management in EU and international environmental law; (h) hazardous/noxious substances and their environmental regime. 

TESTI/BIBLIOGRAFIA

MUNARI – SCHIANO DI PEPE, Tutela transnazionale dell’ambiente, Bologna, 2012.

Equivalent reading materials in English will be suggested to interested students who are not familiar with the Italian language or who prefer to study on English texts.

DOCENTI E COMMISSIONI

Commissione d'esame

FRANCESCO MUNARI (Presidente)

LUCA CALZOLARI

LAURA CARPANETO

CHIARA CELLERINO

ISABELLA QUERCI

CHIARA ENRICA TUO

LEZIONI

MODALITA' DIDATTICHE

The course consists of 36 hours of classes. Teaching will be based on the study of relevant case-law and documents, and implies an informed participation by the students. Prior to each lesson students shall find on Aulaweb the pages of the textbook or of the other teaching materials covered by the lesson, for their pre-reading. All these materials shall be uploaded on Aulaweb ahead of their presentation during the lessons. In order to facilitate comprehension of the course topics, power point presentations for each lesson shall be uploaded on Aulaweb for their downloading. In order to ensure the optimal use of this resource, students are invited to register on Aulaweb as soon as possible.

INIZIO LEZIONI

I SEMESTER from 19th September to 9th Dicember 2016 (12 weeks)
II SEMESTER from 1st March to 19th May 2017 (12 weeks)



Timetable of classes shall be published around one month before the starting of the semester on the website of the Department 

 

ESAMI

MODALITA' D'ESAME

As a rule, the exam is oral. Attending students may be given the opportunity to pass the exam in writing.

MODALITA' DI ACCERTAMENTO

The oral exam consists of at least two questions on the topics covered by the program of the course. The written exam consist of open-ended questions and/or multiple choices questions on the topics discussed during class, and for this reason is particularly suitable for attending students. More information on the written exam shall be given in class towards the end of the course.

Calendario appelli

Data Ora Luogo Tipologia Note
22/05/2017 08:00 GENOVA Orale
05/06/2017 08:00 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2017 08:00 GENOVA Orale
10/07/2017 08:00 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2017 08:00 GENOVA Orale