Council of Europe Opens Convention on Criminal Environmental Law

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Sunday, November 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
11
468-469
Abstract: 
On September 9, 1998, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted the Convention on the Protection of Environment through Criminal Law, whose goal is to improve the protection of the environment at a European level by criminal law to deter and prevent harmful conduct. The Convention seeks to harmonize national law in this field... [more]