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2013 Conference (New)

Development or Land Grabbing? What legal challenges face us in light of the 21st century Global Land Rush? Conference Summary The morning session opened with a panel discussing the general principles of land grabbing lead by Sylvia Kay, Project Officer at the Transnational Institute, Fred Pearce, Author and Journalist, and Dr. Reinier de Man, Owner...
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2018 Date Announcement

The PIEL UK Conference 2018 will be held on the 6th April 2018, make sure you write it down in your diary. Check back soon for information on how to buy tickets....
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The Public Interest Environmental Law UK Annual Conference, 9 April 2015

Satisfying Consumption: Trade and the Environment In semi-secrecy, the European Union and the United States of America – between them accounting for just under 50% of world GDP – are negotiating the most ambitious free trade agreement in history, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The avowed aim...
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Official Media Partnership with EnvironmentalJobs

We are pleased to announce the official Media Partnership between EnvironmentalJobs and PIEL UK. EnvironmentalJobs is a job board catering exclusively for environmental professionals in the United Kingdom and overseas. Each day they advertise new and exciting opportunities targeting candidates from across all related sectors. EnvironmentalJobs is a highly...
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Satisfying Consumption: Trade and the Environment

Worldwide, consumption is on the rise, fuelled by the growth of the middle class in emerging economies. With its twin threats of massive waste and unsustainable production, the voracious demand for goods is having a significant impact on the environment. Overconsumption has increased waste without eradicating food poverty and...
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Public Interest Environmental Law (PIEL) UK 8th Annual Conference 2014

On Friday 11 April 2014, the Public Interest Environmental Law (PIEL) UK 8th Annual Conference was held at Cass Business School, City University London. This year’s event was organised by a committee of environmental law students from UCL, SOAS, City University London and Birkbeck, and drew around 150 attendees...
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Green Dragons and the PIEL Project!

No, this is not the latest fantasy hero adventure series. On the other hand, the Green Dragon is an as-real-as-you-can-get exciting new scheme, courtesy of the City University London Students Union (CULSU). Open to students and staff who have identified opportunities, its main objectives are: To create a peer-to-peer...
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