The conclusion of the workshop “The Role of the Jordanian Judiciary in Addressing Environmental Crimes (First Level)”, as part of the project “Administrative Structure of the Environmental Justice Sector in Jordan”
The workshop on “The Role of the Jordanian Judiciary in Addressing Environmental Crimes (First Level)” was concluded today, as part of the “Administrative Structure of the Environmental Justice Sector in Jordan” project, which aims to strengthen and develop the structure of the environmental justice sector and enhance public participation and access to justice in environmental matters through Enabling, strengthening and developing the capabilities of the groups most involved in the environmental justice sector with these laws, whether by judges, public prosecutors and lawyers.
The training workshop included the following topics: “The institutional and legislative framework for environmental protection” presented by Judge Maher Al-Qadi, “The specificity of civil liability for environmental damage and the difficulties it raises” presented by Judge Abdullah Abu Al-Ghanam, and “The Sensitivity of evidence in environmental crimes” presented by the judge Abdullah Abu Al-Ghanem.
The workshop concluded with a study and analysis of some environmental issues, through an interactive practical application of an environmental issue.
The opening session included a statistical analysis of environmental issues during the past five years, as well as figures proving cases under the name of environmental crime and the areas with the highest rate of commission.
Through practical training, the participants showed interaction with the idea of environmental trial and its pillars and elements.
And the project “Administrative Structure of the Environmental Justice Sector in Jordan” is organized by the National Center for Environmental Justice (NCEJ) with the support of the French Embassy in Amman.