The Jean Monnet Module EU ENVI concluded at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (CIR, Slovenia)

The concluding lectures for the International Protection of the Environment course (Jean Monnet Module EU ENVI) taking place at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, on 10, 17 and 24 May included lectures by three guest lecturers from practice: dr. Marko Maver, a State Secretary at the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia, mag. Cvetka Poprask (alumni of international relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana), and dr. Marko Bojinović, a mechanical engineer at Esotech.

At one of the lectures, dr. Marko Maver introduced the students with the CCS technology as a way of fighting climate change. He discussed the possibilities of transporting, storing, and monitoring CO2 as well as presented several pilot projects from the UK and Norway. In her lecture, mag. Cvetka Poprask discussed the maritime policy of the European Union and the protection of the environment in light of the main reasons for degradation of the marine environment. Finally, dr. Bojinović presented the work of Esotech in the area of treated wastewater.

Students Martina Furlan and Iris Šőmen prepared summaries of all the lectures which are available here (for the lectures by dr. Maver) and here (for the lectures by mag. Cvetka Poprask and dr. Marko Bojinović).