International Environmental Law
Course Number: 6930 Credits: 1
This course offers an introduction to International environmental law. It provides the student with the most important issues related to the protection of the environment. In its first part, the course will deal with general issues as sources and principles of international environmental law, general obligations of states; issues of compliance, implementation and settlement of disputes. It will also address a thorough examination of specific topics included the international regulation of the marine environment, the protection of the atmosphere, the protection of endangered species and biodiversity. The course will eventually examine the conflicts between international environmental law and international economic law as well as the relationship between international human rights and the protection of the environment. Relevant cases will be presented during the course for analysis and discussion.