Environmental Law

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Environmental Law” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN WCEL Soil, Desertification, and Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Group (SDSA) focuses expertise around the world on the development of...
IUCN WCEL Soil, Desertification, and Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Group Irene Heuser, Chair Bio note Goals Continue to implement original mandate based on the parameters of the first “...
The Climate Change Specialist Group (CCSG) of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law seeks to give policy and legal input to the IUCN and its...
Christina Voigt, Chair Bio note Photo: Christina Voigt             The CCSG is a global network of lawyers, practitioners, judges, scholars, and...
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members...
The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, held from 4-6 July 2018 brought together over 300 participants from six continents to discuss current international, comparative, national, and...
WCEL’s focus on maximizing collaboration draws together the global environmental law community. This page highlights the numerous activities...
Organization of American States Second Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law, Chile 2017  UN Environment  Promoting Environmental Rule of Law Environmental Law Institute (ELI...
WCEL members by name 20.07.18 WCEL members by country 20.07.18   If you are interested in WCEL membership, please complete this application. The lists found above indicate who is currently a...
On 31 May 2018, Dib Hanna, repeat waste offender, was sentenced to three years imprisonment, with a two year and three month non-parole period, by...
On 31 May 2018, repeat waste offender, Dib Hanna, was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment, with a 2 year and 3 month non-parole period, by Justice Brian Preston, Chief Judge of the Land and Environment...
by Eckard Rehbinder In two parallel judgments, the highest German administrative court has recently ruled that the authorities of the federal states...
Recent judgements at the German Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht) give authority to the federal states to impose regulations toward meeting ambient air quality standards. Under...
The mission of the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE) is to support the role of judges, courts, and tribunals to respond to pressing...
The Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE) is organized by judges for judges and committed to judicial independence, transparency, and integrity that supports the judiciary across the...
The IUCN WCEL Ethics Specialist Group (ESG) is a global network of practitioners and scholars from across disciplines seeking to (1) highlight the...
Klaus Bosselmann, Chair Bio note Photo: WCEL             Specialist Group Update (June 2018) Goals: The ESG seeks to be the hub for ethical...
The IUCN WCEL Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Law Joint Specialist Group focuses on deepening awareness, providing analysis, and offering...
IUCN WCEL Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Law Joint Specialist Group Kanyinke Sena, Chair Bio note Photo: WCEL             Goals Deepening...
The IUCN WCEL Water and Wetlands Specialist Group (WWSG) leads initiatives for the development and application of water law to achieve ecosystem...
IUCN WCEL Water and Wetlands Specialist Group Stefano Burchi, Chair Bio note Photo: AIDA           Goals Research and publishing initiatives...

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