Workshop satellite monitoring for the compliance/enforcement of International Environmental Law

20 - 20 April 2010
  • Starts at: 09:30h
  • Fee: Free
  • Venue: Institute for Environmental Security
  • Organiser: Institute for Environmental Security
  • Address: Anna Paulownastraat 103
    The Hague

<p>On 20 April 2010 the Institute for Environmental Security, in collaboration with the T.M.C. Asser&nbsp;Instituut, will organise a workshop on &quot;The Hague Environmental Law Facility (HELF)&quot; .</p> <p>The purpose of the workshop is to highlight the importance of remote sensing in the monitoring of compliance and enforcement of international environmental law.</p> <p>To illustrate the relevance of remote sensing, the case of illegal shipments of hazardous waste from the EU will be used, with presentations by the European Environmental Agency and an update on the development of the implementation and compliance of the EU Waste shipment regulation by the IMPEL Network. A main feature of the workshop will be the pioneering research of the University College of London on satellite monitoring of environmental treaties and law in general and its application to the case of hazardous waste in particular.</p> <p>Participation to the workshop is only by invitation. People interested in attending should inquire to <a href="">IES International Secretariat</a>.</p>