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Advanced Issues of European Law "The EU as a Green Leader"
23 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
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

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


A limited number of grants will be available.