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The Paris Agreement and Japan by Yumiko Nakanishi

 I Introduction The European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, proposed a European Green Deal. She also mentioned it in her speech delivered at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25) in Madrid on 2 December 2019. The European Green Deal includes a proposal for the first European Climate Law, thereby enshrining the 2050 climate-neutrality target into law. The European Union appears as a ‘model … Continuer de lire The Paris Agreement and Japan by Yumiko Nakanishi

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« Le monde numérique : l’Union européenne peut-elle se mettre à jour ? », Séminaire de la jeune recherche de l’AFEE, les 22 et 23 octobre 2020 en distantiel, Nicolas Bremand

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Digital Contact Tracing in India: A Failure of Democratic Science and Technology Policy

As the world reeled from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, early in April, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the people of India to download and use the ‘Aarogya Setu’ smartphone application. Translating loosely as ‘bridge to health’, the software application was among the arsenal of digital surveillance measures being adopted to assist in the government’s response to the pandemic, which has included drone … Continuer de lire Digital Contact Tracing in India: A Failure of Democratic Science and Technology Policy

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Un TCE modernisé, pourrait-il contribuer à la lutte contre le changement climatique? par Elena Cima

Au cours de l’été 2020, les Parties contractantes du Traité sur la Charte de l’énergie (TCE) ont commencé les négociations pour la modernisation du traité, dans le but de mettre à jour, clarifier, et moderniser un certain nombre de ses dispositions. Comme l’a souligné la Conférence sur la Charte de l’énergie dans sa déclaration de Rome de 2009, le TCE est censé refléter les nouveaux … Continuer de lire Un TCE modernisé, pourrait-il contribuer à la lutte contre le changement climatique? par Elena Cima

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Contact Tracing Applications- Bridging health in India, by Pratiksha Ashok

Flattening the curve, washing hands and social distancing have become the norme du jour. In a post-pandemic world, one of the many suggested ways to isolate, mitigate and stop the spread of this virus is to trace who travels where and who they meet- contact tracing. India introduced its contact tracing app in their first phase of lockdown to get ahead of the curve and … Continuer de lire Contact Tracing Applications- Bridging health in India, by Pratiksha Ashok

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COVID-19 and ‘Immunity Passports’ – The Way Forward, by Nóra Ní Loideain

This brief paper builds on related work by the author and others on health data research and data protection, legal safeguards for emergency COVID-19 measures, and a presentation by the author on this topic. The following analysis also responds to a previous paper published in this e-conference on ‘Data Protection Issues and Covid-19: Comparative Perspectives’. Three main issues are addressed below: the concept of ‘immunity … Continuer de lire COVID-19 and ‘Immunity Passports’ – The Way Forward, by Nóra Ní Loideain

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The EU as a Global Climate Leader? Initial thoughts on the Introduction of a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism by Ioanna Hadjiyianni

The EU has been increasingly resorting to unilateral internal environmental measures with extraterritorial implications to address pressing global environmental problems, including climate change, that are insufficiently regulated at the international level. One of the most well-known examples of such regulatory activity is Directive 2008/101/EC that included international greenhouse gas emissions from aviation in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). This provisionally required all airlines … Continuer de lire The EU as a Global Climate Leader? Initial thoughts on the Introduction of a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism by Ioanna Hadjiyianni

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The case of the Norwegian “Infection Stop” application, by Iris Nguyen Duy

Norway’s population is around 5,4 million. There have been approximatively 12,700 positive cases in Norway at the time of writing, with 267 people now confirmed dead. The country seems to be experiencing a second wave of infections, especially in big towns like Oslo and Bergen, and it has now even higher infection rates than Sweden. The Norwegian government reacted quickly after the first known infection … Continuer de lire The case of the Norwegian “Infection Stop” application, by Iris Nguyen Duy

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La Charte a 20 ans : Regards croisés pour un anniversaire – Live Streaming

Le 9 octobre prochain, se tiendra une conférence d’envergure à l’occasion du 20ème anniversaire de la Charte des droits fondamentaux. Elle accueillera, entre autres, le Juge belge à la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme Paul Lemmens, la Professeure Justine Lacroix, la Professeure Elise Muir, le Professeur Bruno De Witte ainsi que le Professeur Jean-Paul Jacqué. La conférence se tiendra à l’Institut Egmont à Bruxelles. Elle sera, … Continuer de lire La Charte a 20 ans : Regards croisés pour un anniversaire – Live Streaming

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Finances publiques et Crises, deadline 30 octobre

L’Institut de Recherches sur l’Evolution de la Nation Et de l’Etat – IRENEE organise à Metz du 23 au 25 juin 2021 le premier congrès franco-allemand de la jeune recherche en finances publiques, avec le soutien de la Société Française de Finances Publiques, de la Faculté de droit de Metz, de la Région Grand-Est et de l’Université franco-allemande. Ces rencontres visent à intensifier le dialogue … Continuer de lire Finances publiques et Crises, deadline 30 octobre