Membership in the Academy of Environmental Law for Conservation of Nature of the UN

An important impetus for international cooperation and participation in international projects and programs was admission of the Educational and Scientific Law Institute of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University to membership in the Academy of Environmental Law of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN Academy of Environmental Law)  on October, 2010.

The members of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law from the Departament are Professor Nadiia Kobetska, Associate Professor Zoryana Yaremak, Associate Professor Lesia Danyliuk.

Membership in the Academy allows lecturers to share the results of their research with scientists around the world, share and improve methods of teaching environmental law, participate in joint research and initiatives aimed at solving the most global environmental problems through law.

Particularly active work in this direction was conducted by Associate Professor Svitlana Romanko, who was a member of the Board of the Academy.

Associate Professor Svitlana Romanko constantly participated in the work of the International Colloquiums of the Academy with the publication of materials.

2011, Mpekweni (Republic of South Africa)

2012, Baltimore (USA)

2014, Tarragona (Spain)

2015, Jakarta (Indonesia)

2016, Oslo (Norway)

Today an active work in this way continues Associate Professor Lesia Danyliuk, who always provides the monitoring of the international educational, scientific and practical projects with aim to participate in them lecturers of the Department and students of the Institute.

On June 1, 2021 Lecturer Lesia Danyliuk took part in International Colloquium of the Academy «The future of Environmental Law: Ambition and Reality» (online) Groningen (Netherlands) and presented the topic «The Municipal Waste Management in Ukraine in the Context of European Integration: Main Problems and Basic Ways to Solve Them».




As part of the Academy’s grant program, the Department conducted research and, based on its results, presented a collective English-language monograph «Implementation of the principle of sustainable development in environmental legal relations: legislation and application practice in Ukraine» on February 27, 2023.

In the period from July 31 to August 4, 2023 Associate Professor Lesia Danyliuk participated in the 20th Annual Colloquium of the Academy, which was held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu, Finland) under the theme «Future-Proofing Law in a Time of Environmental Emergency» (in a mixed format).