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Annual Conference on European Environmental Law 2020

, 19 March 2020 – 20 March 2020

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The aim of this annual conference is to meet the requirements of environmental law specialists to stay up-to-date on the 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 current challenges and opportunities in EU environmental law.

Key topics

  • Latest initiatives from the European Commission:
    • Evaluation of the 7th Environment Action Plan and the way forward
    • Challenges and priorities of the new Commission in the field of environmental protection
  • Recent CJEU case law
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) REFIT
  • Corporate responsibility and environmental protection
  • Europe’s energy transition:
    • Clean Energy Package
    • Governance of energy union and climate action
  • Technology-related environmental accidents: Seveso III Directive, Industrial Emissions Directive, Environmental Liability Directive, REACH Regulation
  • Environmental prevention and EU environmental law implementation gaps
  • Financial insurance for environmental damages
  • National examples

Who should attend?

In-house counsel and lawyers in private practice, judges, regulators and civil servants working on environmental matters, environmental NGOs.
Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
by 19 February 2020
after 19 February 2020
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discount
10 % before 19.02.2020

Discounts available
25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

40% - For Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom), the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.

40 % - For NGO

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