EURACTIV's Agenda

of all European Affairs Events, conferences, presentations and workshops.

ERA: Environmental Protection and Human Rights: Role and Case Law of the ECtHR

Date

08 Nov 2018 to 09 Nov 2018

Address

  Strasbourg
France

Section

Education

Event Description

Objective

This seminar will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the case law on environmental protection as developed by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Key topics

  • Environmental protection in the ECHR system
  • Environmental disasters, nuisances and industrial pollution before the ECtHR
  • Procedural rights to obtain information in environmental matters
  • The right to exercise free speech and the freedom of assembly regarding the environment
  • Judicial review of policies threatening the environment
  • Positive obligations under Articles 2 and 8 ECHR
  • Right to a healthy environment

 

Speakers

Anders Bengtsson, Senior Judge, Land and Environment Court, Växjö

Natalia Kobylarz, Senior Lawyer at the Registry of the ECtHR, Strasbourg

Luis López Guerra*, Former Judge, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Birgit Peters, Junior Professor, University of Rostock, Rostock

Ole Pedersen, Reader in Environmental Law, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle

Lawyer, ClientEarth, Brussels*

*to be confirmed 

 

Jobs

KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Senior Pre Award Administrator
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Integrative Activities Lead
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Senior Post-Award Administrator
Copernicus services implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Director of Copernicus Services
Embassy of Ireland
Intern
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Project Secretary/Accountant
Grayling Brussels
EU Communications Director
Competition Commission
Senior Advisor (Operations)