The Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law organizes various academic conferences, workshops and other events. These academic events are often interdisciplinary and allow the exchange of ideas on common issues across disciplines.
Since 2013, CCEEL has organized an annual international and European energy law and policy conference "ENERGY TRANSITIONS". The 5th Energy Transitions conference took place on 9-10 March 2017. The next conference is planned for 2019.
Since 2004, the UEF Law School has organized an annual two-week course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy in cooperation with the UN Environment. CCEEL has been responsible for organizing the course since its establishment in 2013. Thus far, 424 participants from 122 countries have received training through the course. Funding for the course is provided by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Finnish Ministry of the Environment as well as the UN Environment.
The most recent course took place in October 2017 in Chambery, France, focusing on trade and the environment.
"How to combine streamlining with environmental effectiveness? – Sharing First Experiences with the New EIA Directive" (in cooperation with Finnish EIA Association and Environmental Assessment and Management Research Centre (University of Liverpool)