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EU Waste Legislation and Protection of the Environment through Criminal Law

  • Focus on combating waste crime
  • Online workshop for prosecutors and judges
06 October 2020 - 08:45-13.30 and 13 October 2020 - 08:45-13.30 CEST
20 October 2020 - 08:45-13.30 and 27 October 2020 - 08:45-13.30 CEST

, 6 October 2020 – 27 October 2020

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The aim of this 4-session online workshop is to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of waste-related crimes which have raised major concerns in recent years. Emphasis will be given to the EU legislation and case law relating to waste offences and crimes, the relationship between criminal and administrative law provisions for these crimes as well as the main challenges for investigation, prosecution and adjudication in this field.

The workshop will shed light on the protection of the environment through criminal law. It will facilitate the handling of future national court procedures in this field by prosecutors as well as judges.

Key topics

  • Waste Framework Directive
  • Environmental Crime Directive
  • Waste crimes relating to waste movement and treatment (shipment, landfill)
  • Waste crimes relating to waste management of end-of-life products
  • Investigation, prosecution and adjudication on waste
  • CJEU case law on waste crime
  • Various case studies

Who should attend?

Judges and prosecutors interested in environmental law.

Interactive Webinar

The online workshop will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants, break out into working groups and work collaboratively on case studies. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.

Online Application Form for the Online Workshop

Applications can be made until 7 September 2020

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Important note
No seminar fee. Participation on selection. Selected participants will receive a significant contribution to their travel and accommodation costs.


Conference Organisers

Academy of European Law on behalf of the European Commission (contracting authority)

Kleoniki Pouikli

Barbara Hense



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