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ERA: Annual Conference on European Environmental Law 2019


04 Apr 2019 to 05 Apr 2019





Event Description

  • Legislation and CJEU Case Law Update
  • Brexit, Marine Protection, REACH Regulation, Drinking Water Directive, Human Rights and Environment, Circular Economy


Keynote speaker: 
Daniel Calleja y Crespo, Director-General, DG Environment, European Commission




The aim of this annual conference is to meet the requirements of environmental law specialists in staying abreast of latest developments regarding legislation, case law and best practices in this field.

The event will facilitate the exchange of experiences among legal practitioners, judges, and regulators on emerging challenges and ongoing initiatives in the field of EU environmental law.


Key topics

  • The latest from Brussels
  • Brexit and EU environmental policy
  • Right to clean air
  • Human Rights and environmental protection
  • EU Marine Life protection regime
  • REACH regulation implementation
  • EU Product design and circular economy
  • Recent CJEU case law

Language: English

Organiser: ERA (Kleoniki Pouikli)

Event number: 419R19


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Darren Abrahams, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Brussels

Chris Backes, Professor of Law, Utrecht University

Daniel Calleja y Crespo, Director-General, DG Environment , European Commission, Brussels

Elisabeth Druel, Lawyer – Fisheries, Client Earth, Brussels

Nigel Haigh, Honorary Fellow and former Director, Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), Brussels

Minna Heikkila, Head of Legal Affairs, European Chemicals Agency, Helsinki

Andej Kmecl, Judge, Administrative Court of the Republic of Slovenia,  Ljubljana; Vice-President of European Association of Administrative Judges (AEAJ)

Natalia Kobylarz, Senior Lawyer at the Registry, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Christoph Sobotta, Legal Secretary, Chambers of Advocate General Juliane Kokott, Court of Justice of the EU, Luxembourg