Date: 23 - 25 September, 2019

Location: Lagos

ABOUT NIALS - The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) was established in March 1979, as Nigeria’s apex institution for research and advanced studies in law. The Institute is also accredited to offer Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers. In fulfilment of its mandate, it organises national and international seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops and lectures on any branch of law and related subjects.

COURSE OBJECTIVE- The Environmental Law and Management Course the Institute aims to provide participants a deeper understanding of environmental law and policy and provides an overview of environmental governance at the international and national levels. It will provide insights on selected trending topics, issues and debates vis-à-vis environmental responsibility in international environmental law and in Nigeria. The course will focus on environmental protection, environmental impacts, and sustainable management processes in line with modern realities.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS- Environmental officers/practitioners in the private and public sectors, legal officers in environmental institutions, private practitioners with interest in environmental law/policy, environmental scientists, etc.

TOPICS TO BE TREATED- Topics to be covered during the training include Understanding Environmental Law: Principles, Rights and Civil Remedies; Energy Security and Sustainability in Nigeria; Blue Economy and sustainable management of marine fisheries; Environmental Impact Assessment in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges; Oil and Gas Governance in Nigeria; Flood Management: Adaptation Issues in Climate Change; Effective Management of Electronic Waste in Nigeria; and Environmental Protection in Lagos State: Cleaner Lagos Initiative.

COURSE SCHEDULE- The Course is scheduled to hold as follows:

  • Ayo Ajomo Auditorium, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), University of Lagos Campus, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State
  • Date: 23 - 25 September, 2019
  • Time: 9.00 am daily (Registration will commence at 8:30am on 23rd September, 2019).

COURSE FEE - The Course Fee is N120, 000 (one hundred and twenty thousand naira only). The fee is inclusive of VAT and WHT and covers course materials, tea and lunch only. For information on how to make payment, kindly visit .

REGISTRATION - Pre-registration of this Course is necessary. To register please fill the registration form below.

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