LAW6052 International Environmental Law
The International Environmental Law module is aimed at understanding and critical analysis of general principles and treaty regimes regarding contemporary protection of the environment.
The module will deal with such general principles of international environmental law as the precautionary principle, environmental impact assessment, polluter-pays-principle.
The module also deals with such topics as human right to a clean environment, enforcement of international environmental law and international environmental disputes. The course will deal with biodiversity, whaling and marine pollution. The course is based on a case law of international courts and tribunals. The participants acquire an extensive knowledge of the most important issues in international environmental protection.