Romania - Dana Bachmann

E-mail: danacarmen@gmail.com
Responsible for the National page on Romania
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Ms Bachmann has managed diverse projects in the field of environmental law in Central and Eastern Europe, ranging from capacity building for legal professionals to preparing drafts of the founding documents for the Sava River Commission, reviews of domestic legal acts, assessments on implementation of multilateral environmental agreements, with a special focus on biodiversity related agreements and the Carpathian Convention.
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Working Experience:

  • Currently: European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, lawyer
  • 2007-2008: Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg, lawyer linguist
  • 2002-2007: REC Head office (Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe), Szentendre, Project Manager/Lawyer
  • 2001-2002: REC Country Office Romania, Bucharest, Programme Manager
  • 2001: traineeship within the European Commission´s DG Environment
  • 2000-2001: Ministry of Environment, Bucharest, legal expert

Education
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&nbsp July 2006&nbsp- August 2006 &nbsp &nbsp UNITAR&nbsp Fellowship Programme on International and Comparative Environmental Law
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&nbsp October 2001&nbsp- February 2004&nbsp Masters degree International Relations
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&nbsp October 1996&nbsp- June 2000&nbsp Bachelor Degree in Romanian Law
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&nbsp October 1996&nbsp- April 2000&nbspBachelor Degree in European Law, Pantheon Sorbonne Paris I University, Law Department
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Publications:
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Handbook on the Carpathian Convention, co-author, REC, April 2007
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Bridging the Gaps: Enhancing MEA Implementation in the Balkans, co-author, UNEP, June 2006
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Promoting Environmental Mediation as a Tool for Public Participation and Conflict Resolution: a comparative analysis of case studies from Austria, Germany and CEE countries, co-author, REC and ÖGUT, 2006
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Regional assessment of legal, policy and institutional frameworks related to sustainable water management in the Tisza riparian countries, June 2004 ? co-author
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Report on the current status of acceptance and implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements in Romania, REC Romania, June 2002
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Environment: a major challenge in the EU accession negotiation process, The Romanian Journal of Society and Politics, Number 2, 2001
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The Control of Trans-boundary movements of waste in EU legislation, brochure, 2002
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Professional fields of interest:

  • EU and international environmental law
  • Human rights
  • Sustainable development
  • Governance