Scotland’s Environment after Brexit

Date and time
16 Feb 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Organiser
European Union Society
Location
Teviot Row House (Debating Hall)
People

The Edinburgh University European Union Society is pleased to invite you to its upcoming event:

Scotland’s Environment after Brexit

Sustain.ED Festival 2017 Event

Thursday 16 February 2017
5pm to 6.30pm

Teviot Row House
Debating Hall

Register via Eventbrite: bit.ly/SCO-BrexitEnv

Doors open from 4.30pm

Introduction by Martine Bisenius
European Union Society Committee Member

The future of the natural environment is likely to play a prominent part in the Brexit debate. This is particularly the case for Scotland, as most environment powers are devolved, but much of its environmental regulation is framed around or underpinned by EU law. Important decisions will have to be made on how Scotland’s environment is regulated and protected in the future – and it’s unclear when, how or who by those decisions will be made. This event will explore these challenges and encourage public discussion of them.

Dr Annalisa Savaresi
Lecturer in Environmental Law · The University of Stirling

Dr Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann
Lecturer in EU Environmental Law · The University of Strathclyde

Daphne Vlastari
Advocacy Officer · Scottish Environment LINK

Anthony Salamone | Chair
European Union Society President

Questions for the panel can be submitted in advance by email to eusocietyedinburgh@gmail.com

About the Speakers

Dr Annalisa Savaresi is Lecturer in Environmental Law at the University of Stirling. Her research focuses on climate change, biodiversity, forestry, environmental liability, renewable energy and the interplay between environmental and human rights law. She has also acted as a consultant on environmental issues for numerous think tanks and international organisations.

Dr Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann is Lecturer in EU Environmental Law at the University of Strathclyde. His work explores global environmental justice and sustainability using critical, socio-legal approaches. His research interests include environmental law theory (including global constitutionalism, pluralism and post-colonialism), EU environmental law and human rights and the environment.

Daphne Vlastari is Advocacy Officer at Scottish Environment LINK, the association of Scotland’s voluntary environment organisations. In this role, she provides support on advocacy matters to LINK members and groups, and engages in direct advocacy work on environmental issues across the Scottish policy community. She previously worked for Burson-Marsteller, the public relations and communications agency, in Brussels.

This event is free. Registration in advance required
All are welcome

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