The Polish government has recently announced the release of an update to its management plan for the Białowieża forest, authorising new logging operations for the first time since 2016. I have shared some reflections on the plan, its relationship with a landmark ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU, and the recent letter of notice addressed to Poland by the European Commission on the blog of the Jean Monnet Module in European and International Environmental Law (EIEL).
I am excited to announce that after three years as programme manager of a Jean Monnet Module in European Union Law and Sustainable Development (EULawSD), I am once again the co-recipient of an Erasmus+ grant for Jean Monnet Activities, which was awarded by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) as partContinue reading “New Erasmus+ grant award for European and international environmental law studies”
On March 1st, in my position of Programme Manager for the the Jean Monnet Module on European Union Law and Sustainable Development (EULawSD), I had the pleasure of hosting the first session of our EULawSD Webinar Series 2018 on YouTube. The EULawSD Webinar Series complements the activities of the EULawSD Jean Monnet Module, which is coordinatedContinue reading “EULawSD Webinar with Guido Schmidt-Traub”
Exciting news! The European Commission’s Education, Audiovisuals and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has selected a Jean Monnet Module proposal I wrote with Prof. Riccardo Pavoni (University of Siena) for co-funding under the Erasmus+ Programme (Call EAC/A03/2016). Among the 833 proposals received by the EACEA for Jean Monnet teaching and research activities, 141 were selected for funding. TheContinue reading “Jean Monnet Module proposal selected by the European Commission”
by Dario Piselli, Greening USiena coordinator As we anticipated a few days ago, I (acting as the coordinator of Greening USiena) participated to a public meeting with European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potočnik last friday. The initiative, which took place at Stazione Leopolda in Pisa, focused on the challenge of achieving a sustainable use of resources withinContinue reading “Europe’s woes? Look in the mirror”