Advanced Issues of European Law "The EU as a Green Leader"

23 – 26 April 2020        Send to printer

Course directors

Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Iris Goldner Lang, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Adam Lazowski, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria

Course description:

The 18th session of the Jean Monnet Seminar, organised by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, University of Zagreb – Faculty of Law, will focus on the topic “The EU as a Green Leader”. Paper proposals may cover a variety of topics including, but not limited to:

  • the extraterritorial reach of EU environmental law
  • EU’s influence on global standard setting in climate change law, or more broadly environmental law
  • EU’s leadership potential in climate change law, or more broadly environmental law
  • the consistency of EU’s climate change legislation
  • carbon leakage
  • the role of the EU in conclusion and implementation of the Paris Agreement
  • the introduction of border carbon adjustments
  • the development of global standards for aviation and shipping greenhouse gas emissions.
  • The Seminar entails two parts – talks by prominent speakers (academics and senior practitioners) and presentations by PhD candidates and early-career academics.


    Organisers welcome researchers interested in presenting a paper dealing with the topic of the Seminar. Candidates are invited to apply by submitting a paper proposal (500 words max) and a CV by 25 February 2020 to jmseminar.dubrovnik@gmail.com.

    Accepted candidates will be invited to submit their papers for publication in the Croatian Yearbook of European Law & Policy (coming out in December 2020, www.cyelp.com).


    A limited number of grants will be available.



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