Presentation on theme: "Impel Prosecutors project. EU Network for Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) is an international non-profit association of the."— Presentation transcript:
EU Network for Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) is an international non-profit association of the environmental authorities of the European Union Member States, acceding and candidate countries of the EU and EEA countries. Formed in 1994 following an EU review of Environment Agencies and EU Legislation Aim is to promote good practice, training, exchange of information and development of environmental networks across Europe
Introduction to of the Project European network for public prosecutors in Waste Shipment Regulation cases; Started 2012 with funding from IMPEL; Meetings in Rotterdam so far; Database for the exchange of case law and sanctioning policies in Waste Shipment Regulation cases;
Project team members Rob de Rijck Eva Cornelissen (Netherlands) Anne Brosnan (England and Wales) Howard McCann (England and Wales) Kristina Persson (Sweden) Antonio Vercher Noguera (Spain) Marc van Cauteren (Belgium) New members welcome!
Achievements so far (1) Outline of a database (specifications, users, content, translations, moderator, accessibility etc.) Relevant case law and documents Influence of European Decisions – England - Holland - Sweden
Achievements so far (2) Program for a workshop for 20 – 25 European prosecutors/start of network in November 2012
Future activities Start database Find a host for database Encourage new members Workshop November 2012 Outline further development network