Env. Protection during Armed Conflict-Ukraine’s Perspective with Nataliia Hendel

Nataliia Hendel’s lecture is dedicated to the protection of the environment during international armed conflict under international humanitarian law. We will consider the obligations of Ukraine and the Russian Federation to protect the environment during international armed conflict. We will focus on Ukraine’s measures for monitoring and mechanisms for compensation of environmental damage caused by the Russian aggression. We will review the criminal liability of an individual for crimes against the environment committed in connection with an armed conflict under the Criminal Code of Ukraine, including war crimes and ecocide. We will also discuss the circumstances and legal qualification of the events related to the explosion of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station.

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