Environmental Law & Governance


EFFACE assessed the impacts of environmental crime as well as effective and feasible policy options for combating it from an interdisciplinary perspective, with a focus on the EU.

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On 5 November 2012, the Institute for Environmental Security and Ecojust organised the workshop ‘Ecocide: Developing a View from The Hague’.

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Investigating the usefulness and necessity of a facility in the field of environmental law in The Hague. This facility would have an advisory function with regards to facilitating access to justice and an auxiliary training function aimed at improving the knowledge and skills of civil servants, diplomats and negotiators on issues of implementation, enforcement and compliance.

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The SYMIN project aims to showcase how Earth Observation (EO) can assist mining authorities with the regulation of informal mining activities through the detection of informal mining sites.

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A multi-disciplinary programme with the aim of restricting the import of illegally extracted resources from zones of conflicts by promoting the strenghtening of legal mechanisms that importing and transit states could use to block illicitly obtained natural resources from entering their markets.

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the project involving an international expert group puts forward alternative measures and policy recommendations for coherence between the climate, trade, financial and monetary regimes.

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During the hostilities between Lebanon and Israel in 2006 an estimated amount of 15,000 tons of heavy IFO 150 (number 6 fuel) spilled into the Mediterranean Sea and 20,000 tons of fuels is thought to have been burnt. Who may be held responsible under public international law?

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