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UCC Law Event to Discuss EU Environmental Law Enforcement
The Centre for Law and the Environment will host a webinar on the theme Enforcing European Union Environmental Law on Wednesday, 13 October 2021 from 3-5.30pm.
This webinar examines selected themes relating to the enforcement of European Union (EU) environmental law including: enforcement challenges in the Irish context; public participation in environmental law; and nature protection law. It also aims to provide a general overview and critical analysis of key contemporary developments.
The Hon Ms Justice Marie Baker, Supreme Court, will chair the webinar.
The contributors are: Áine Ryall, Co-Director, Centre for Law & the Environment UCC (Convenor); Sibylle Grohs, Team Leader, Enforcement Unit, DG ENV, European Commission; Tom Flynn SC, Law Library; and Suzanne Murray SC, Law Library.
The overarching aim of the webinar is to interrogate how best to deliver effective implementation of this complex and rapidly evolving field of law.
The webinar is aimed at a wide audience including legal practitioners, the judiciary, Government Departments, regulators, local authorities, academics, NGOs, community groups, students and members of the public with an interest in environmental matters.
This event is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs Communicating Europe Initiative 2021.
Participation is free of charge. Advance registration is essential via: https://conference.ucc.ie/communicating-europe-2021/enforcingeuenvironmentallaw/Site/Register
Early registration is advised.