PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES, LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES, LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

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Code
94637
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
5 credits during the 1st year of 10553 ENGINEERING FOR NATURAL RISK MANAGEMENT (LM-26) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/10
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (ENGINEERING FOR NATURAL RISK MANAGEMENT)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims at providing participating students with a critical analysis of principles, rules and current trends and concerns of European Union, international and italian environmental  law and natural risk management law.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will focus on the system of International, European and Italian environmental Laws and Regulations, also from a comparative law perspective, as well as it aims to provide an introduction to some of the key issues of territorial management in those Law and Regulation. First of all the course is underpinned by the main principles in environmental matter (such as prevention, precaution, best environmental protection and sustainable development). Secondly the course deals with the governance of risk (particularly in respect of natural hazard, various kinds of pollution and emerging technologies), providing students with an understanding of how the law seeks to regulate pollution control, conservation of the built and natural environment, and risk assessment and management, in particular through environmental authorisations and public planning policies. Finally the course aims to deepen the consequent liabilities and responsibilities, in particular of public powers or technicians, according to Laws and Jurisprudence.

Teaching methods

The course consists of 40 hours of classes. Teaching will be based on the study of relevant case-law and documents, and
implies an informed participation by the students.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

First of all the course is underpinned by the main principles in environmental matter (such as prevention, precaution, best environmental protection and sustainable development). Secondly the course deals with the governance of risk (particularly in respect of natural hazard, various kinds of pollution and emerging technologies), providing students with an understanding of how the law seeks to regulate pollution control, conservation of the built and natural environment, and risk assessment and management, in particular through environmental authorisations and public planning policies. Finally the course aims to deepen the consequent liabilities and responsibilities, in particular of public powers or technicians, according to Laws and Jurisprudence.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Studying and reading materials will be suggested at the beginning of the course.

Relevant shall be uploaded on Aulaweb. Students are invited to register on Aulaweb as soon as possible.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: piera.vipiana@unige.it

Exam Board

PIERA VIPIANA (President)

PATRIZIA VIPIANA (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists of 40 hours of classes. Teaching will be based on the study of relevant case-law and documents, and
implies an informed participation by the students.

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is written and/ or oral, depending on the number of students

Assessment methods

The oral exam consists of at least two questions on the topics covered by the program of the course. The written exam consist of open-ended questions and/or multiple choices questions on the topics discussed during class.