Year 2017 Term Spring Day Wednesday Period 2 Credit 2 Code 301
Course Title International Environmental Cooperation (For the students enrolled until AY2014, International Environmental Cooperation I)
Program Common Subjects
Instructor(s) Takamura (Environment)
Purpose & Description



 International environmental law (IEL), an evolving branch of international law aimed at protecting the environment, has been providing a legal framework for international environmental cooperation. The class aims at deepening understanding of basic concepts and principles, features of IEL as well as various contemporary and cross-cutting issues, such as trade and environment, and human right and environment.



講義は、邦語文献とともに英語文献を利用し、受講者の発表と討論を中心に進める。具体的な進め方は受講者と相談の後決定するが、概ね以下のような項目を順に取り扱う予定である。 1. 国際環境法ーその特質と展開 2. 国際環境法の法源と規範形成過程 3. 環境保全に関する国家の基本的権利義務 4. 国際環境法の原則 5. 環境損害の救済と責任 6. 国際環境法の履行確保 7. 国際環境法の現代的諸問題

< Contents > The main topics of the course are as follows: 1. IEL and its Historical Development; 2. Key Concepts of IEL; 3. Law making of IEL; 4. Ensuring Compliance with IEL; 5. Key Issues in Current IEL; 6. Relationship between IEL and Other Areas of International Law

Texts & References

テキスト:松井芳郎著『国際環境法の基本原則』東信堂(2010) 参考書:P. Birnie, A. Boyle and C. Redgwell, International Law & the Environment, Third edition, Oxford University Press (2009). 他は講義で指示する。

< Course Textbook > U. Beyerlin and T. Marauhn, International Environmental Law, Hart Pub (2011) < Recommended Reference Books and Other Study Material > P. Birnie, A. Boyle and C. Redgwell, International Law & the Environment, Third edition, Oxford University Press (2009). Other materials are to be informed in the class.



Class participation (50%) and final report (50%). All students are expected to do the assigned reading of Japanese and/or English literature, and based on which, do presentations and participate actively in discussions.

Language(s) for instruction & discussion; Others


Japanese and English