The East Mediterranean Energy Law Forum

Maria Kyriacou, head of our firm’s Nicosia office, was among the distinguished panel of international experts presenting the latest developments in the legal framework relating to the energy sector in the eastern Mediterranean region at the East Mediterranean Energy Law Forum, which took place on 8 December 2017 in Athens. The event was organised under […]

Ratification of the Kiev Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment under the Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment

The Espoo Environmental Impact Assessment Convention sets out the obligations of parties to assess the environmental impact of certain activities at an early stage of planning, and to notify and consult each other on all major projects under consideration that are likely to have a significant adverse environmental impact across boundaries. The Convention was adopted […]

Ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change

Cyprus formally ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change in December 2016, by means of the Ratification Law of the Paris Agreement, Law 30(III)/2016, which was published in the government gazette on 23 December 2016.  The English text of the Paris Agreement is set out in Part 1 of the Annex to the Law, with […]