EU Environmental Policies & Law (POLLEN) - Policy Briefs
Participants will be asked to use the knowledge and skills gained during the POLLEN Programme to draft an original and coherent Policy Brief.
Policy Briefs will consist of a concise summary of a particular issue containing up to 4 pages or 1500 words.
It will give balanced information for policymakers and will have an attractive design and may have one or more figures.
Policy Briefs 2023
Jury's 1st prize - Katarzyna Aleksandra JANCEWICZ
Raccoon (Procyon lotor): the invasive alien species and a threat to the life and health of EU citizens
Anaerobic digestion in the battle for organic waste recycling in Greece: Stop wasting Organic Waste!
Policy Briefs 2022
Jury's 1st prize - Raphael DAHL
Relocating the textile and fashion industry in the EU: How to drive consumption changes towards local and sustainable goods?
2nd ex aequo - Gauthier MARTENS
Marine Protected Areas in jeopardy: How can the European Commission ensure their effective protection
2nd ex aequo - Sarah PETERSMANN
How to address the nitrate contamination of groundwater in Lower Saxony
Policy Briefs 2021
Jury's 1st prize - Marco THALHOFER
How to make Carbon Pricing in Germany more effective and just
EU New Climate Targets: Risks associated with the Revision of the LULUCF Regulation
Illegal logging in Romania – EUTR implementation and urgent actions to be taken
Policy Briefs 2020
Jury's 1st prize - Sandra ZIMMERMANN
Here and no further – Launching a Consensus-based Post-coal Era in the Lusatian Coal Region in Germany
Rethinking (German) Bilateral Climate Finance
Sustainable Rural Transport in Germany – Tackling motorized individual transport on the national level
Policy Briefs 2019
Jury's 1st prize - Billy-Ray MURAILLE
Indoor Air is Short of Breath: How Can EU Set a Framework for a Healthy Indoor Air – A Consumer Approach
Mathilde DE BECKER
Environmental Impact of the Clothing Industry: Strengthen the Role of the European Union
"The Uneasy Role of Waste Incineration in a Circular EU Economy"
Policy Briefs 2018
Jury's 1st prize - Shruti MEHROTA
"Seaweed: Can it Help Accelerate Global Carbon Capturing Efforts?"
"The Dead End of our Trash: Plastics in Marine Life"
Policy Briefs 2017
Jury's 1st prize - Abdelfeteh BITAT
"Time for Environmental Regulation to Pave the Way for Eco-Innovation"
"Learning from CDM for Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement: Delivering on Sustainable Development"
"Tackling Illegal Logging: a Response at the Consumer Level"