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School of Engineering
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Course unit
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
INP9088398, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
IN1825, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track SOIL, WATER AND ENVIRONMENT [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
No lecturer assigned to this course unit

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines IUS/10 Administrative Law 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2010 course timetable

Syllabus
Prerequisites: None.
Target skills and knowledge: General understanding of the principles of international environmental law and of the role of the precautionary principle.

Study of the role of science in environmental law and of the use of the scientific evidence in judicial reviews relating to the environment.
Examination methods: To be defined.
Course unit contents: During the course will be treated the following aspects of international environmental law:
- General aspects of IEL;
- science and law;
- precautionary principle;
- environmental damage;
- biotechnology;
- IPPC/IED;
- climate changes/Kyoto protocol;
- Nanotechnologies;
- Expert evidence and burden of proof in Environmental Court Cases;
- Corporate Governance and environmental crimes;
- Waste Directive;
- Law, Probability rules and Epidemiology;
- Thyssen 2011 decision and “Mens Rea” in environmental crimes;
- Environmental Distasters and Seveso Directive;
- Environmental Impact Assessment.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)