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International Center for Research on Environmental Issues (ICREI) Conference
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - Saturday, June 23, 2012
9:00 am – 8:30 pm
3 avenue Robert SchumanAix en Provence
The ICREI will organize its 9th international conference on property rights and the environment, dedicated this time to agriculture and forestry June 21-23, Aix-en-Provence, France (3 avenue Robert Schuman, Aix-en-Provence).
CEI Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini will present at a workshop on Thursday, June 21, at 11:30 a.m. The title of the workshop is: Environmental Regulation and/or Property Rights and Trade.
See the full program here.
The International Center for Research on Environmental Issues (ICREI) was set up in Paris (1992) under the leadership of Alain Madelin and Henri Lepage by a group of French economists and lawyers who, in conjunction with foreign colleagues, aimed to spread publications and conduct research on new resource economics i.e. using property rights and market transactions, assessing the net impact of social regulations, using the principle of responsibility and promoting institutional arrangements for a free society. Accordingly, several meetings were set up in the premises of Assemblée Nationale from 1992 to 1995 inviting top speakers to discuss the pros and cons of such an approach. Most conferences have been recorded and transcripts are available.
In 1996, under the chairmanship of Michel Massenet, Conseiller d’Etat, Dean Jean-Pierre Centi at the University Paul Cézanne (Aix en Provence) and Max Falque, International Consultant and Deputy manager of ICREI, it was decided to organize every two years an international conference dealing with each environmental resource with the perspective of non-regulatory tools i.e. property rights and markets. In 1996, the conference discussed general concepts and ethics ; in 1998, it dealt with Water ; in 2000 the theme was Marine Resources, in 2002, Coastal Zone , in 2004 Wastes, in 2006 Land Ressources and in 2008 Climate change and air pollution.