The course intends to provide students with an understanding of the legal and policy frameworks governing environmental problems at the European level within the concept of sustainable development. Special attention is drawn to the notion of environment, EU environmental law sources and principles, prevention and remediation of environmental damage and liability mechanism, enforcement of the EU environmental law at Member States levels, environmental impact assessment, waste policy, techniques for environmental management. The course examines also leading cases in EU law and the regulation, challenges and opportunities faced by specific sectors in particular: Biodiversity, Waste Policy and Management, Public Procurement, Fashion, Clothing and Textiles.
Risultati apprendimento attesi
Knowledge and understanding. At the end of the course, students will be able to understand the complexity, challenges and opportunities of environmental problems. They will gain a solid understanding of EU legal frameworks that address and apply to key environmental problems and the concept of sustainable development. The student will develop analytical and problem-solving skills also through case studies, class projects and discussions. Applying Knowledge and Understanding: At the end of the course, students will be able to locate and analyse EU environmental law and case law and apply environmental general principles to key environmental problems.