Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2017/2018
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL EVALUATIONS
Disciplinary sector: 
INTERNATIONAL LAW (IUS/13)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Dott.ssa QUADRI SUSANNA
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

The course aims to raise awareness of the central role of the problems related to resources protection at International and European level and the legal culture on the topic, with particular reference to the close connection between resources protection and energy generation and use. Particular attention will be paid to energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Prerequisites

General knowledge and reasoning ability. Some basic knowledge of International Law, if previously acquired by the student, can facilitate the learning process.

Syllabus

Part 1 (16 hours): The International Community, subjects and sources of International Law.
Part 2 (16 hours): The international resources protection.
Part 3 (16 hours): State of International and EU Law on generation and use of energy consistent with resources protection: International Conventions, Soft Law, EU documents and basic directives, harmful emissions reduction, climate change, energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Part 1 (16 hours): The International Community, subjects and sources of International Law.
Part 2 (16 hours): The international resources protection.
Part 3 (16 hours): State of International and EU Law on generation and use of energy consistent with resources protection: International Conventions, Soft Law, EU documents and basic directives, harmful emissions reduction, climate change, energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Teaching Methods

The course consists of frontal lessons during which the program themes will be discussed; during lessons are also addressed applications issues, encouraging student interaction in the discussion.

Textbooks

- Part 1: Ciciriello, Borgia, Il diritto internazionale nella società globalizzata, Editoriale Scientifica, Napoli, Chapters 1-5 .
- Part 2: Munari, Schiano di Pepe, Tutela transnazionale dell’ambiente, il Mulino, Bologna, Chapter 1.
- Part 3: Quadri, Energia sostenibile, Giappichelli, Torino.

Learning assessment

The assessment is based on an oral examination in order to assess the achievement by students of the educational objectives. To evaluate the acquisition and depth learning of knowledge by students, this includes both open-ended questions on topics of the program, and more specific questions to assess reasoning skills of students passing from theory to practical cases. The vote of the oral examination is expressed in scale from 0 to 30 (to pass the exam, from 18 to 30).

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Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding: The student should be able to understand the role of International Resources and Energy Law issues in modern industrialized economies with particular attention to the Governance. In addition, he/she should also know the main problems generated from new international economic themes related to resources sustainability.

Applying knowledge and understanding: the student should be able to apply the acquired knowledge to the resources protection evolution in modern international economy contest.

Making judgments: the student should be able to use autonomously the acquired knowledge solving specific issues regarding, in particular, the Governance problems.

Communication: the student is expected to give clear and in-depth answers to the questions of the oral exam.

Lifelong learning skills: the student should be able to show a good learning ability, by widening, for example, his/her knowledge with use of relevant bibliographic references. The student will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in previous courses integrating them with the additional professional skills that characterize the course.