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Can sustainability-related risks be integrated in the disclosure obligation under the EU Taxonomy Regulation? by Elia Cerrato García

The EU Taxonomy Regulation Sustainable finance: moving towards a forward-looking approach The EU Taxonomy Regulation, which enters into force on 1 January 2022 contains the action of EU and worldwide legislators to mitigate the worst consequences of climate change. It includes sustainability factors to reshape the economic activities that have adverse impacts on the environment. The ultimate goal of the EU Taxonomy Regulation is to … Continuer de lire Can sustainability-related risks be integrated in the disclosure obligation under the EU Taxonomy Regulation? by Elia Cerrato García

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Faire avancer le droit climatique par Christian Huglo

Il est vrai que les immenses préoccupations engendrées par les crises qui se succèdent en Europe, le renouveau du développement de la Covid-19, les actes effrayants de terrorisme ont tendance naturellement à occulter le devoir des États et de tous les membres de la société civile de continuer à développer le droit de l’environnement, car ce qui attend l’Humanité à très long terme ne saurait … Continuer de lire Faire avancer le droit climatique par Christian Huglo

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Atelier doctoral, « Le champ du droit de l’Union européenne », au Centre de droit européen de l’Univeristé Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Février 2021, par Nicolas Bremand.

Le droit de l’Union s’est donné pour tâche de construire un espace complexe de vie sociale. Sa particularité tient à décloisonner des espaces politiques et normatifs en vue de les rendre communicables et interdépendants, sans pour autant les faire disparaître.
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Continuer de lire Atelier doctoral, « Le champ du droit de l’Union européenne », au Centre de droit européen de l’Univeristé Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Février 2021, par Nicolas Bremand.

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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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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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

Data protection issues related to Covid-19 in Austria, Nikolaus Forgó, Johanna Göschlberger

On 25 February 2020, there were the first two confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Austria. Due to the exponential increase of the virus, the Austrian government aimed to take measures as swiftly as possible. Since then a long list of legal and organisational measures have been taken and it is to be expected that the stream will not end soon so that the following remarks … Continuer de lire Data protection issues related to Covid-19 in Austria, Nikolaus Forgó, Johanna Göschlberger

Hong Kong: Covid 19 and Privacy by Anne Cheung

Since the spread of the coronavirus in January 2020, whenever one enters a shop, restaurant, or salon in Hong Kong, body temperature will be taken. If one enters a clinic or hospital, in addition to body temperature, one’s travel data for the past 14 days will also be asked. The disclosure of health data has become a daily norm in Hong Kong. Seemingly, all these … Continuer de lire Hong Kong: Covid 19 and Privacy by Anne Cheung

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Le droit international et le défi du changement climatique : comment faire face à la stagnation de l’Accord de Paris ? par Jean Moise

Le 12 décembre 2015, les 196 membres de la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC) ont adopté par consensus une nouvelle Convention internationale sur le climat : l’Accord de Paris.Celui-ci pose les fondements d’un nouveau cadre juridique international pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique. L’adoption de l’accord a été saluée par l’ensemble de la communauté internationale.  L’Organisation des Nations unies par exemple … Continuer de lire Le droit international et le défi du changement climatique : comment faire face à la stagnation de l’Accord de Paris ? par Jean Moise