Dario Piselli, programme manager of the Jean Monnet Module on EU Law and Sustainable Development) was invited to discuss the health impacts of EU biodiversity law during a seminar organised by the Centre for International Environmental Studies of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, which took place on November 21st in Geneva. The seminar was part of the Fall 2019 edition of the CIES Lunch Seminar Series, a series of interdisciplinary research seminars on environmental, natural resource and development issues aimed at the dissemination of research results to academic experts and policymakers.
Mr Piselli, who is a PhD candidate and affiliate member of the Centre for International Environmental Studies, presented the book chapter on ‘EU biodiversity law and its health impacts‘ that he recently co-authored together with EULawSD academic coordinator Riccardo Pavoni. In particular, he focused on the interaction between EU nature conservation legislation and human health and well-being considerations, as articulated in the Birds and Habitats Directives (Dir. 2009/147/EC and Dir.92/43/EEC) and their interpretation by the Court of Justice of the European Union.
- To learn more about the CIES Lunch Seminar Series, visit https://graduateinstitute.ch/index.php/communications/events/eu-biodiversity-law-and-its-health-impacts.
- To read the book chapter, visit https://www.routledge.com/Environmental-Health-in-International-and-EU-Law-Current-Challenges-and/Negri/p/book/9780367374891.