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HOME>EUSI Symposium on EU Environmental Law will be held on October 28, 2014.

EUSI Symposium on EU Environmental Law, Part I

“Contemporary Issues in Environmental Law:

Lessons from the Experiences of the EU and Japan”


Date: 28October 2014
Venue: Fujinoma (3rd floor), Josui Kaikan, (2-1-1, Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Language:English ( Simultaneous interpretation will be provided. )
Registration in advance is required. Please e-mail ①your name, ②your position and ③if you attend the reception or not to (hit-u@eusi.jp) by 21 October. 

Doors will open at 10:20.
10:50~10:55 Opening Remarks
Uli Wienrich, First Secretary, Trade Section, Delegation of the EU
10:55~11:10 Introduction: “The Development of EU Environmental Law in a Global Context”
Yumiko Nakanishi, Professor, Hitotsubashi University

11:10~12:00 “The Implementation of EU Environmental Law within the Domestic Orders of the Member States: Challenges and Achievements”
Alexander Proelss, Professor, Trier University, Germany
12:00~12:30 Comments by Yukari Takamura, Professor, Nagoya University
                                          Andrea Ortolani, Adjunct Professor, Hitotsubashi University

12:30~13:50 Lunch Break

13:50~14:20 “Climate Policies and Their Compatibility with the WTO”
Kiyotaka Morita, Manager, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)

14:20~14:50 “The Aarhus Convention and EIA Directive”
Yuko Minami, Associate Professor, Tsuda College

14:50~15:20 “EU Water Management and Non-EU Member States”
Chie Sato, Senior Assistant Professor, Meiji University

15:20~15:40 Coffee Break

15:40~16:10 “Protecting Biodiversity in Europe: The Habitats and Birds Directives and their Application in Italy”
Sara De Vido, Assistant Professor, Ca' Foscari Venice University, Italy

16:10~16:50 “Challenges and Prospects for the Nuclear Safety and Liability Regimes in Japan after Fukushima”, Kyoji Kawasaki, Professor, Hitotsubashi University

(Moderator:  Yumiko Nakanishi, Professor, Hitotsubashi University)

17:15~ Reception