Sustainable Development Law

ldrop2061  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Sustainable Development Law
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Born Charles-Hubert;
Main themes
The course analyses : - the international, european and domestic institutional framework; - the public policies of sustainable development - the general principles of urban planning law and environmental law - the common rules in this fields : - access to information - public participation in the making-decision - access to justice - environmental impact assessement - liability

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 This course aims at some objectives: - to allow the student to acquire a knowledge of the institutional framework and the public strategies of the sustainable development - to allow the student to acquire a knowledge of general and common rules of urban planning law and environmental law - to allow the student to apply this knowledge to case studies - to allow the student to formulate critics on solutions provided by law actually in force. The course is based on participatory teaching methods (learning through projects or problems, review of the relevant case-law and doctrine, debates with guest speakers, field studies ...) which allow the students to develop independently a critical, forward-looking and inventive look on public international law. Students are encouraged to participate and to get involved in learning, which has both an individual and a collective dimension.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
The course gives itself by a masterful statement, accompanied with concrete examples picked from the professional practice of the teachers and, if need be, with case studies. The course will be supported by a syllabus. The exam is oral.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in Law

Master [120] in Forests and Natural Areas Engineering

Master [60] in Environmental Science and Management

Master [120] in Biology of Organisms and Ecology

Interdisciplinary Advanced Master in Science and Management of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Environmental Science and Management

Advanced Master in Town and Country Planning

Master [120] in Environmental Bioengineering