Risk regulation in the field of environment, health and food
This module is articulated into three thematic sub-modules, each one devoted to the analysis of risk regulation in the field of environment, health and food respectively. The analysis of the relevant legal framework follows a top-down approach, taking into account, one after another, the international, EU, national and regional levels.
Module C.I – Environment and risk regulation
Short description – This module will analyse the main substantial and procedural international environmental legal principles and obligations, the action of the EU in the field of environmental protection, the respective competences of the State and Regions and the principles governing environmental risk regulation.
Module C.II – Health and risk regulation
Short description – This module will focus on the issues concerning the protection of global health, the right to health, consumer protection, the movement of healthcare services in the internal market, the regulation of chemical and pharmaceutical products, paying specific attention to the functioning and role of the agencies working in the field.
Module C.III – Food and risk regulation
Short description – This module will explore in depth the regulation – under international law, EU law and national law – of several interrelated issues, in particular: food safety, the circulation of food products in the international market, the right to food and to food information, the protection of traditional and high quality food products, IP rights in the food sector, the problems connected to the use of new technologies and scarce water resources, the role of criminal and administrative law in the food sector.