implementation, tradeoffs, Compliance
Excerpt:Radboud University Nujmegen, the Netherlands, is offering three PhD Student Positions related to research on the implementation of EU Directives. The deadline for submitting applications is 22 September, 2012.
Excerpt:Several European Member States are facing infringement proceedings for breaching European EIA laws. Ireland is taken to court for the third time, this year for excluding demolition work from the Irish law. Other court cases address Italy, Cypris and Poland. Furthermore, the Commission issued 17 final warnings for 13 countries.
Excerpt:The better implementation of EU environmental legislation could save €50bn a year according to a Communication published by the Commission. A range of approaches to improve implementation are suggested including improved surveillance and inspection, better sharing of information, and more access to justice for environmental groups.
Excerpt:This report for the European Commission focuses on the costs of not fully implementing the EU environmental acquis. The report is an attempt to quantify the benefits of full compliance with EU environmental laws and policies and aims to provide an overview on the implementation gaps and the associated costs.
Excerpt:This seminar will bring together representatives from relevant ministries and international organisations as well as researchers and members of the private sector, providing them with an opportunity for high level and interdisciplinary exchanges on the meaning of "green growth" and on the problems that emerge in its implementation in public policy.