29 to 06 October 2020

Introduction to EU Environmental Law Focus on the role of national judges and prosecutors - Online workshop for judges and prosecutors

Published 2 years, 6 months ago

Online Workshop on

29-30 October 2020 - 08:45-13:30 CET
5-6 November 2020 - 08:45-13:30 CET


The aim of this 4-session online workshop is to provide participants with a thorough introduction to EU environmental law. Lectures coupled with workshops and practical case studies will offer a comprehensive overview of the main areas of EU environmental legislation and policy as well as CJEU case law. Emphasis will be given to the role of national judges and prosecutors in order to facilitate the handling of future national court procedures in the field of environmental law.

Key topics

  • Access to justice
  • General and special principles of EU law
  • EU legislation on nature, air and water quality, industrial emissions and accidents
  • Environmental Liability Directive and EU environmental assessment law
  • EU waste law
  • Public participatory rights
  • Preliminary ruling request procedure
  • CJEU case law
  • Various case studies

Who should attend?

Participation is only open to judges and prosecutors from an EU Member State.

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.