Italy, Salerno

Jean Monnet Summer School on Climate Change, Health and the Environment

when 2 July 2018 - 6 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200

After the successful performance of the editions 2015-2017 (attended by more than 50 participants from all over Europe), the University of Salerno will host the fourth edition of the Summer Law School on International and European Environmental Law, organised by the Jean Monnet Chair in European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law (www.jean-monnet-chair-healthy.eu) and the "Observatory on Human Rights: Bioethics, Health, Environment" (www.odubsa.unisa.it), in collaboration with the European Law Students' Association - ELSA Salerno.

The focus of the Jean Monnet Summer School 2018 will be "Climate Change, Health and the Environment".

The teaching programme of the course will cover the following topics:

- The International regulation of climate change
- The Paris agreement
- Climate change and EU law and policies
- Climate change and environmental protection
- Climate change and biodiversity
- Climate change and public health
- Climate change and human rights
- Climate change and migrations
- Climate change and food security
- Climate change and ethics
- Climate change and international relations.

Confirmed speakers for the course include:

Prof. Pia Acconci, Associate professor of International and EU Law, University of Teramo
Prof. Javier Fernández Pons, Associate professor of Public International Law and International Relations, member of the Jean Monnet Chair "European Environmental Law", University of Barcelona
Dr. Marlies Hesselman, Lecturer in International Law, University of Groningen
Prof. Stefania Negri, Associate professor of International Law, holder of the Jean Monnet Chair “European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law”, University of Salerno
Prof. Anna Oriolo, Associate professor of International and EU Law, University of Salerno
Prof. Amandine Orsini, Professor of Political Science, holder of the Jean Monnet Module "EU Environmental Policies & Law (POLLEN) Interdisciplinary Module", University Saint Louis of Bruxelles
Dr. Rossana Palladino, Researcher of EU Law, holder of the Jean Monnet Module "Asylum seekers protection under evolution", University of Salerno
Prof. Riccardo Pavoni, Associate professor of International Law, holder of the Jean Monnet Module "European Union Law and Sustainable Development", University of Siena
Prof. Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe, Full professor of EU Law, holder of the Jean Monnet Chair "International and European Law of the Sea", University of Genova

Opening conference on "The Law and Governance of Climate Change: International and EU Dimensions" (2 July 2018)

Confirmed speakers:

Prof. Jan Wouters, Full professor of International Law and International Organization, holder of the Jean Monnet Chair ad personam "EU and Global Governance", University of Leuven
Dr. Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency
Dr. Soo Young Hwang, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Speakers from the WHO and EU DG CLIMA will be announced soon.


Info: snegri@unisa.it: odubsa@unisa.it

To submit your application, please fill in the application form available at www.jean-monnet-chair-healthy.eu (link Summer School).

Course leader

Prof. Stefania Negri, holder of the Jean Monnet Chair "European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law" (HEALTHY) (www.jean-monnet-healthy.eu), Director of the "Observatory on Human Rights: Bioethics, Health, Environment" (www.odubsa.unisa.it)

Target group

LLM students, graduates, PhD students, lawyers, health and environmental professionals.

Course aim

This Summer School offers an intensive and specialistic course focusing on the current challenges facing the international community with regard to the protection of the environment and public health from the effects of climate change. Core environmental and health-related issues will be addressed through an in-depth analysis of existing international legal instruments, EU law and policies and the relevant case law, combining legal theory with practical application and case studies.

Fee info

EUR 200: Tuition fee does not include accommodation and meals.